Global Covid cases near 522 million17 May 2022
Online Desk :
The overall number of Covid cases is now fast approaching 522 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the world.
According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count mounted to 521,911,280 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,265,362 Tuesday morning.
The US has recorded 82,613,628 cases so far and 999,841 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.
India's Covid-19 tally rose to 43,124,879 on Monday with 1078 new cases registered in 24 hours, showed the health ministry data.
Besides, 27 deaths from the pandemic registered across the country since Saturday morning took the total death toll to 524,241.