Global Covid cases near 620 million24 September 2022
Online Desk :
The overall number of global Covid cases is fast approaching 620 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the world.
According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 619,609,628 while the death toll reached 6,538,804 on Saturday morning.
The US has recorded 97,880,451 cases so far and 1,081,566 people have died from the virus in the country, both highest counts around the world.
India has reported 5,383 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total tally to 44,558,425 in the country, according to the federal health ministry's data released on Friday morning.
With the reporting of fresh cases, India's active caseload currently stands at 45,281.
The country logged 20 new related deaths, pushing the overall death toll to 528,449 since the beginning of the pandemic, the ministry said.