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Global Covid cases top 550 million

29 June 2022
Global Covid cases top 550 million

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Online Desk :

The overall number of Covid cases has now surpassed 550 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 550,643,002 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,353,680 on Wednesday morning.

The US has recorded 89,030,727 cases so far and 1,041,354 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.

India reported 11,793 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, taking the total tally to 43,418,839, according to the data released by the federal health ministry on Tuesday.

Besides, 27 deaths due to the pandemic since Monday morning took the total death toll to 525,047.

The daily positivity rate in the country stood at 2.49 percent, while the weekly positivity rate was 3.36 percent, the ministry said.

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