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07 Apr 2021 08:08:00

COVID-19: Global deaths reach 2,870,883

COVID-19: Global deaths reach 2,870,883

The global death toll from the novel coronavirus infection reached 2,870,883 as of Wednesday morning, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of Johns Hopkins University.

Moreover, 132,277,211 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed around the world.

Although cases of new infection keep growing among the infected world population currently, most of them are in mild condition.

Among the currently 22,870,624 infected patients 22,771,241 are in mild condition, which is 99.6 per cent, Worldometer records in its daily updates.

On the other hand, 99,383 of the currently infected patients are in serious condition, and their percentage is only 0.4.

So far, 75,113,593 people have recovered.

In Bangladesh, 66 more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours as of Tuesday, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 9,384.

Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 651,652 as 7,213 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours.