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Global Covid cases near 549 million

26 June 2022
Global Covid cases near 549 million

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Onine Desk :

The overall number of Covid cases is now near 549 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 548,692,849 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,350,314, on Sunday morning.
The US has recorded 88,777,558 cases so far and 1,040,792 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.
Over 29,000 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in 24 hours in India, taking the total tally to 43,391,331, according to data released by the health ministry on Sunday.
Besides, as many as 25 Covid-19-related deaths reported in the country since Saturday morning took the total death toll to 524,979.

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