Newshub18 :The global Covid cases cross 555 million.
The total number of covid cases now exceeds 555 million, with new infections increasing in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
According to the latest global data, the total number of cases mounted at 555,233,865 and the death toll from the virus on Tuesday morning reached 6,362,437.So far 89,567,321 cases have been recorded in the United States.
With 14,224 new cases in 24 hours, India recorded 43,532,788 new Covid cases, data released by the country’s federal health ministry showed on Sunday.
Besides, 31 deaths due to Covid since Saturday morning took the total death toll to 525,223.
Covied in USA
The number of people diagnosed with COVID-19 grows every day throughout the U.S. and across the world. The numbers on this page are based on the latest statistics available, and are likely far lower than the actual number of cases because of limited testing. We know that at least 76 million people have contracted COVID-19 in the U.S. and more than 900,000 have died. Here’s the situation as it stands:
Covied in India
India reported 13,086 new Covid-19 cases Tuesday, down from 16,135 infections logged Monday and 19 deaths, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The active cases now stand at 1,14,475 and 5,25,242 deaths have been recorded across the country till date. As many as 4,28,91,933 patients have been discharged, the health ministry data also shows.
As scientists continue to probe the possible causes for the recent rise in Coronavirus cases in the country, the BA.2.75, one of the several sub-variants of the parent Omicron variant, is under the spotlight. The BA.2.75, belonging to the BA.2 sub-lineage which was the dominant strain in India earlier this year, has been found to have an 18 per cent growth advantage over the other currently circulating Omicron sub-variants.
Singapore President Halimah Yacob, Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin, and Minister Edwin Tong have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. In a Facebook post, Halimah Yacob, wrote, “Just tested positive for Covid-19 with mild flu-like symptoms. Thankfully, I have been vaccinated and boosted. I hope to recover soon and am sorry to have to miss the events this week.”
Covid in Bangladesh
Bangladesh registered 12 more Covid deaths with 2,285 cases in 24 hours till Monday morning amid a rapid surge in new infections.
The fresh numbers took the country’s total caseload to 1,980,974 and fatalities to 29,174, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The country last reported 13 Covid-linked deaths with 368 cases on March 5 this year.
The daily case positivity rate rose to 16.51 per cent from Sunday’s 15.53 per cent as 13,842 samples were tested during the period, said the DGHS.
Of the deceased, nine were men and three were women. Of them, nine were from Dhaka and one each from Chattogram, Khulna and Mymensingh divisions.
Of the 22 deaths reported from 27 June to 3 July, some 72.7 per cent received vaccine doses against Covid-19.
On Sunday, the country recorded two Covid-linked deaths with 1,902 new cases.
The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.47 per cent. The recovery rate declined to 96.36 per cent from Sunday’s 96.44 per cent as 482 patients recovered during this period.