Dhaka, Dec. 6 -- The overall number of global Covid-19 cases has now crossed 650 million.

According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 650,329,085 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,647,711 on Tuesday morning.

The US has recorded 100,906,111 cases so far, while 1,106,990 people have died from the virus in the country, both highest counts around the world.

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India reported 226 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the same tally recorded as the previous day, showed data released by the health ministry.

The country also logged two more COVID-19-related deaths during the past 24 hours, taking the overall death toll to 530,630 since the beginning of...