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Global Covid cases top 549 million

27 June 2022
Global Covid cases top 549 million

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UNB, Dhaka:

The overall number of Covid cases has now crossed 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 549,002,912 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,350,864 on Monday morning.

The US has recorded 88,794,286 cases so far and 1,040,805 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.

In India, as many as 11,739 new COVID-19 cases were recorded, taking the total tally to 43,389,973, according to the data released by the health ministry on Sunday.

Besides, 25 deaths were reported due to the pandemic in the country since Saturday morning, bringing the total death toll to 524,999.

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