Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- The overall number of global Covid cases has crossed 623 million.

According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 623,473,004 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,550,666 on Monday morning.

The US has recorded 98,254,659 cases so far and 1,084,893 people have died from the virus in the country, both highest counts around the world.

India on Sunday reported 3,375 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total tally to 44,594,487.

The South Asian country also logged 18 more COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 528,673 since the beginning of the pandemic.

Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from The New Nation....