The overall number of Covid cases is gradually nearing 583 million amid a rise in new infections in some parts of the world.
According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 582,905,496 and the death toll reached 6,421,737 on Tuesday morning.
The US has recorded 93,225,110 cases so far and 1,055,576 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.
According to India’s federal health ministry data released on Monday morning, 10,640 new cases of Covid were reported in 24 hours, taking the total tally to 44,046,915 in the country.
The country also logged 39 related deaths in the past 24 hours, pushing the overall toll to 526,396 since the beginning of the pandemic, the ministry said.
New Zealand recorded 7,382 new community cases of Covid and 34 more deaths, the Ministry of Health said on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, South Korea reported 111,700 new cases and 16 new deaths.
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Health authorities in Australia reported 27,955 new cases and 53 new deaths during the period.
Covid in Bangladesh
One more person died from Covid and 349 tested positive for the virus in Bangladesh in 24 hours till Monday.
The country's total fatalities and caseload reached 29,292 and 2,005,606, respectively, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The daily case positivity rate dropped to 5.86% from Sunday's 6.38% as 5,953 samples were tested.
The mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.46%. The recovery rate rose to 96.90% from Sunday's 96.87%.