The global Covid-19 caseload has now surged past 182.5 million, with the world still struggling to contain the second outbreak of the virus.
The total caseload and fatalities stand at 182,566,186 and 3,953,911, respectively, as of Friday morning, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
So far, 3,086,275,851 vaccine doses have been administered across the globe.
The US, which is the world's worst-hit country in terms of both cases and deaths, has so far logged 33,678,270 cases, according to the JHU data.
Besides, 605,012 people have lost their lives in the US to date.
India, the second-most affected country after the US, passed another distressing mark of 400,271 deaths, with 796 more people succumbing to the virus till Thursday morning.
India's Covid-19 case tally rose to 30,453,937 on Thursday, after 43,360 new infections were recorded in the past 24 hours, according to the federal health ministry.
Brazil registered 1,953 more deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the national death toll to 520,189, the health ministry said Thursday.
A total of 63,140 new infections were detected during the period, raising the total caseload to 18,622,304, the ministry said.
Situation in Bangladesh
With the Delta variant of Covid-19 playing havoc, Bangladesh on Thursday reported the highest-ever 143 deaths in 24 hours.
This is the highest single-day deaths in Bangladesh since the detection of its first Covid cases here on March 8, last year.
The country also recorded 8,301 more cases during the period.
The positivity rate rose to 25.90% during the period from Wednesday’s 25.13% after the test of 32,055 samples, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
With the new numbers, the country's death toll mounted to 14,646 while the caseload stood at 921,559.
Barely four days back, on June 27, Bangladesh saw a record 119 Covid deaths. The highest-ever 8,822 cases were also reported on Wednesday.
The country saw 2,404 Covid deaths in April, 1,169 in May and 1,884 in June, marking the most fatal months of this year.
Also, July was the most fatal month of 2020 with 1,264 deaths followed by 1,197 deaths in June that year.