Global Covid cases near 527 million21 May 2022
Online Desk :
The overall number of Covid cases is fast approaching 527 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the world.
According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count mounted to 526,690,884 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,287,536 Saturday morning.
The US has recorded 83,237,596 cases so far and 1,002,022 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.
India's Covid-19 tally rose to 43,131,822 on Friday, with 2,259 new cases registered in 24 hours across the South Asian country, showed the federal health ministry's data.
A further 20 deaths from the pandemic were reported in India, taking the death toll to 524,323.