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Global coronavirus cases pass 32 mn

Global coronavirus cases pass 32 mn

The global number of confirmed coronavirus cases crossed the 32 mln mark on Thursday (Sep 24), according to a Johns Hopkins University tally based on information from international organizations, central and local authorities.

The number of cases has reached 32,039,142, as many as 22,024,644 patients have recovered and 979,388 have died.

The United States accounts for the majority of cases (6,954,456), followed by India (5,732,518) and Brazil (4,624,268).

To date, 1,128,836 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Russia, with 929,829 patients having recovered from the disease. Russia’s latest data indicates 19,948 fatalities nationwide.

The death tally due to Covid-19 rose to 5,072 in Bangladesh, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Another 1,540 fresh cases of Covid-19 infection were detected during the period which raised the number of total cases in the country to 3,55,384 since the first detection of the infection on Mar 8.

The DGHS said 12,900 new tests were carried out during the period that took the total number of sample tests to 18,75,537.