Global Covid cases surpass 518 million

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Online Desk :

The overall number of Covid cases has surged past 518 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the world.

According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count mounted to 518,751,424 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,255,671 on Wednesday morning.

The US has recorded 82,107,519 cases so far and 998,346 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.

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India’s Covid-19 tally rose to 524,103 on Tuesday, with 2,288 new cases registered in 24 hours across the country, showed the federal health ministry’s latest data.

Besides, as many as 10 deaths were reported across the country due to the pandemic since Tuesday morning taking the total death toll to 524,103.

There are still 19,637 active Covid cases in the country even as there was a fall of 766 active cases during the past 24 hours.