The overall number of Covid cases is fast approaching 513 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the world.
According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count mounted to 512,935,802 while the death toll from the virus reached 6,233,628 Saturday morning.
The US has recorded 81,320,794 cases so far and 993,571 people have died from the virus in the country, the university data shows.
India's Covid-19 tally rose to 43,072,176 on Friday, as 3,377 new cases were registered in 24 hours across the country, showed the federal health ministry's latest data.
Besides, 60 deaths across the country due to the pandemic since Thursday morning took the total death toll to 523,753.
Situation in Bangladesh
Bangladesh reported 30 fresh Covid cases in 24 hours till Thursday morning, taking the total caseload to 19,52,674.
As per the latest government data, the country’s total fatalities remained unchanged at 29,127 as no one died during the period, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The daily positivity rate slightly dropped to 0.63 per cent from Thursday's 0.41 per cent after testing 4,762 samples during the period.
On Thursday, the number of infections was lower as 19 new cases were reported with zero deaths.
Besides, the mortality rate remained unchanged at 1.49 per cent.
The recovery rate rose to 97.05 per cent with the recovery of 326 more patients during the 24-hour period.
In March, the country reported 85 Covid-linked deaths and 8,000 new cases while 66,639 patients recovered from the disease, according to DGHS.