Dhaka, Nov. 2 -- The global death toll from Covid-19 has now crossed five million even with mass inoculations underway the world over.

The global Covid fatality figures and the total case count stand at 5,005,401 and 247,123,213, respectively, as of Tuesday morning, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU).

The global death toll from Covid-19 topped five million, less than two years into a crisis that has not only devastated poor countries but also humbled wealthy ones with first-rate healthcare systems, reports AP.

The US has logged 46,089,514 cases and 746,982 deaths to date, according to the university data. The death toll in the United States is the highest in the world, which reached 700,000 on October 2.

Brazil, which has bee...