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Covid-19 infections increase worldwide

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 08:50, 23 September 2021   Update: 09:19, 23 September 2021
Covid-19 infections increase worldwide

About 9,000 more people have died of coronavirus (Covid-19) infections and over five lakh people have been infected with the virus across the world in the past 24 hours.

A total of 9,229 more people died from coronavirus infections worldwide in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of deaths in the virus to 47,32,669. On the other hand, the death toll in the virus was 8,473 in the previous day.

Besides, some 5,26,229 people tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) worldwide over the same period, raising the total number of infected cases to 23,08,68,745. But a day before, the number of daily coronavirus cases was 4,84,909.

Meanwhile, some 20,75,61,828 people have made recoveries from the virus infections across the world so far.

International survey organisation Worldometer disclosed the information on Thursday (September 23) morning.

The first coronavirus outbreak occurred in Wuhan, China, in December of 2019. It started spreading in different countries of the world since then.

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