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Global coronavirus cases exceed 28.3m

Global coronavirus cases exceed 28.3m

The Confirmed Covid-19 cases passed 28.3 million globally as of Saturday (Sep 12) morning, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University (JHU). The global total death toll from Covid-19 claimed to 912,242 with the virus in 188 countries.

The JHU data shows a total of 19,092,201 people have so far got cured from the virus infection.

The United States reported the highest caseload and death toll of the world, with 6,442,557 cases and 192,936 deaths.

Besides, India, where coronavirus cases is increasing rapidly and has become the second worst-hit country in terms of confirmed coronavirus cases with 4,562,414 reported.

The death toll from the virus reached 76,271 in the South Asian country till date.

Besides, Brazil’s Covid-19 death toll surpassed 129,522 while the country’s total caseload counted 4,238,446.

Situation in Bangladesh 

Bangladesh reported 34 deaths and 1,792 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours until Friday morning. The death tally now stands at 4,668 with a fatality rate of 1.39 percent while the number of coronavirus cases rose to 334,762.

In the last 24 hours, 14,747 samples were tested. The daily infection rate was recorded at 12.15 percent.

The recovery rate increased further to 70.5 percent as 2,474 patients recovered, taking the total recoveries to 236,024.

In per one million population, 1,965.64 cases are being recorded and 1385.88 are recovering while 27.41 are dying, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said in a press release.