Global Covid cases near 589 million07 August 2022
Online Desk :
The overall number of Covid cases is fast approaching 589 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the world.
According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 588,866,875 and the death toll reached 6,435,704 on Sunday morning.
The US has recorded 93,897,604 cases so far and 1,058,726 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.
India's daily COVID-19 caseload on Saturday fell below the 20,000 mark a day after showing an increase, officials said.
According to federal health ministry data released on Saturday morning, 19,406 new cases of COVID-19 were reported during the past 24 hours, taking the total tally to 44,126,994 in the country. Currently, the active caseload stands at 134,793.
The country also logged 49 related deaths during the past 24 hours, pushing the overall death toll to 526,649, the ministry said.