With the highly contagious Delta variant spreading rapidly across several countries, the global Covid-19 caseload is also fast approaching the grim milestone of 212 million.
The total caseload and fatalities stand at 211,800,166 and 4,430,770, respectively, as of Monday morning, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
So far, 4,922,573,973 vaccine doses have been administered across the world.
The US, which is the world's worst-hit country in terms of both cases and deaths, has so far logged 37,709,810 cases, according to JHU, while 628,503 people have lost their lives to Covid to date.
Brazil currently has the world's second-highest pandemic death toll after the United States and the third-largest caseload after the United States and India.
The country has recorded 20,570,891 cases with 574,527 fatalities so far, according to the health ministry.
The third worst-hit country India's COVID-19 tally rose to 32,424,234 on Sunday, as 30,948 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, showed the federal health ministry's latest data.
Besides, as many as 403 Covid deaths since Saturday morning took the total death toll to 434,367.
Situation in Bangladesh
Bangladesh logged 139 Covid-related deaths in 24 hours till Sunday morning, one day after the lowest record in about two months amid concern over the unlocking of the country from restrictions imposed to check the spread of the virus.
The country on Saturday saw 120 Coronavirus related deaths and the upward curve of the fatalities was at its peak on August 5 and 10 with 264 deaths.
Besides, 4,804 more people came out positive with the virus after testing 31,689 samples during the last 24 hours, according to a handout issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The fresh numbers pushed the country’s total fatalities to 25,282 while the cases reached 14, 61,994.
Meanwhile the case positivity rate fell to 15.16% from Saturday’s 16.71%, said the DGHS.
The recovery rate rose to 93.29%, but the case fatality increased to 1.73% compared to the same period.
The country is currently seeing around 170 deaths and 6,800 cases on a seven day average.