The overall number of global Covid cases has now crossed 622 million.
According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 622,370, 893 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,547,074 on Friday morning.
According to India’s federal health ministry data, 2,096 new cases of Covid were reported in 24 hours till Thursday morning, taking the total tally to 44,585,456 in the country.
The country also logged 27 related deaths in 24 hours, pushing the overall toll to 528, 611 since the beginning of the pandemic, the ministry said.
With the reporting of fresh cases, India's active caseload currently stands at 42,846.