• Sunday, Sep 25, 2022
  • Last Update : 09:54 am

JHU: Global Covid-19 caseload goes over 37.7 million

  • Published at 06:20 am October 13th, 2020
Singapore Covid-19
File photo: People cross a street at the shopping district of Orchard Road amid the Covid-19 outbreak, in Singapore June 19, 2020 Reuters

JHU recorded more than 1,078, 868 deaths and 26 million recoveries

The global confirmed tally of Covid-19 cases has surpassed 37.7 million as of Tuesday morning, according to the latest tally from John Hopkins University (JHU).

A total of 1,078, 868 deaths have been recorded from the coronavirus, according to the JHU data.

More than 26 million patients have recovered from the disease.

The US has registered over 214,000 deaths and more than 7.7 million cases – both the world’s highest.

India registered 66,732 new cases over the past 24 hours, and its Covid-19 tally rose to 7,120,538 on Monday.

The death toll reached 109,150 with 816 deaths since Sunday morning, the ministry's data showed.

The third-worst-hit country Brazil has counted 5,103,408 cases and 150,689 deaths.

Meanwhile, a new Australian study suggested SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for Covid-19, can remain infectious for 28 days in a lab, a significantly longer time than previously thought.

The chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) has termed herd immunity against Covid-19 "scientifically and ethically problematic.”

The virus, which causes the respiratory infection Covid-19, was first detected in the city of Wuhan, China, in late 2019. The outbreak spread quickly across the globe in the first months of 2020 and declared a global pandemic by the WHO on March 11.

Coronavirus in Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s coronavirus caseload stood at 379,738 on Monday with the detection of 1,472 new cases in 24 hours until morning.

Health authorities also announced 31 more deaths during the period, taking total fatalities to 5,555.

With 1,531 patients recovering during this period, the total recoveries from the coronavirus shop increased to 294,391.

The fatality rate in Bangladesh is 1.46%, said a handout of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Bangladesh reported its first cases on March 8. The number of cases reached the 300,000-mark on August 26. The first death was reported on March 18 and the death toll exceeded 5,000 on Sept 22.

50
Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail