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Global Covid cases top 551 million

30 June 2022
Global Covid cases top 551 million

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Online Desk :

The overall number of Covid cases has now surpassed 551 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 551,682,658 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,356,166 on Thursday morning.

The US has recorded 89,236,449 cases so far and 1,042,291 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.

India reported 14,506 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, taking the total tally to 43,433,345, as per data released by the federal health ministry on Wednesday.

Besides, 30 deaths due to the pandemic since Tuesday morning took the total death toll to 525,077.
The daily positivity rate in the country stood at 3.35 percent, while the weekly positivity rate was 3.30 percent, as per the ministry.

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