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Global Covid cases top 548 million

25 June 2022
Global Covid cases top 548 million

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Online Desk :

The overall number of Covid cases has now crossed 548 million amid a rise in new infections in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 548,226,324 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,349,418 Saturday morning.

The US has recorded 88,708,703 cases so far and 1,040,641 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.

Over 17,000 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in 24 hours in India, taking the total tally to 43,362,294, according to data released by the health ministry on Friday.

Besides, as many as 13 Covid-19-related deaths were reported in the country since Thursday morning, bringing the total death toll to 524,954.

The daily positivity rate in the country stood at 4.32% while the weekly positivity rate was 3.07%, according to the federal health ministry.

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