Bangladesh, Aug. 10 -- The overall number of Covid cases has now surged past 591 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the world.

According to the latest global data, the total case count mounted to 591,173,409 and the death toll reached 6,441,706 on Wednesday morning.

The US has recorded 94,128,907 cases so far and 1,059,641 people have died from the virus in the country, the data shows.

India registered 12,751 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 44,174,650 in the country, according to the federal health ministry data.

The cases reported on Tuesday mark a decrease in comparison to the daily caseload of Monday which was 16,167.

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