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Global Covid cases near 595 million

14 August 2022
Global Covid cases near 595 million

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Online Desk :

The overall number of Covid cases is fast approaching 595 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the world.

According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 594,697,603 and the death toll reached 6,453,474 on Sunday morning.

The US has recorded 94,678,953 cases so far and 1,062,333 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.

India's daily COVID-19 caseload decreased to 15,815 on Saturday, taking the total tally to 44,239,372 in the country, according to federal health ministry data.

With the reporting of fresh cases, India's active caseload currently stands at 119,264.

The country also logged 68 related deaths during the past 24 hours, pushing the overall death toll to 526,996 since the beginning of the pandemic, the ministry said.

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