The pandemic continues to devastate many countries across the world. In fact, the global Covid-19 caseload has now topped 214 million.
According to US-based Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count mounted to 214,514,191 and the death toll to 4,472,870 on Friday morning.
So far, 5,079,847,363 vaccine doses have been administered across the globe.
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The US, which is the world's worst-hit country in terms of both cases and deaths, has so far logged 38,374,252 cases. Besides, 633,479 people have lost their lives in the US to date, as per the JHU data.
Brazil, which has the world's second-highest pandemic death toll after the United States and the third-largest caseload after the US and India, recorded 577,565 deaths and 20,676,561cases, respectively, Thursday.
Neighbouring India's total Covid cases reached 32,558,530 on Thursday. The country’s total death toll reached 436,365.
Situation in Bangladesh
Bangladesh, currently seeing a downtrend in Covid-19 cases, detected some 4,698 fresh infections in 34,111 samples tested in 24 hours till Thursday morning.
The case positivity rate has now dropped to 13.77% The country last reported 13.39% daily case positivity rate on June 11.
Besides, 102 more deaths were reported during the 24-hour period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The fresh numbers took the country’s death tally to 25,729 and the caseload to 1,482,628. The recovery rate rose to 94.38%, but the case fatality also rose to 1.74%.