Brazil, which has been experiencing a new wave of cases since January, registered 22,259,270 cases as of Wednesday, while its Covid death toll rose to 618,978.
India's Covid-19 tally rose to 34,799,691 on Tuesday, as 6,358 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, as per the health ministry data.
Besides, as many as 293 deaths due to the pandemic were reported since Monday morning took the total death toll to 480,290.
Meanwhile, the country's Omicron tally has reached 653 and at least 186 have recovered, the health ministry said.
Covid situation in Bangladesh
Bangladesh logged another Covid-linked death with 397 fresh infections in 24 hours till Tuesday morning.
With the detection of the fresh cases after testing 18, 941 samples, the daily-case positivity rate slightly declined to 2.10 per cent from Monday’s 2.16 per cent during the period, said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).
The latest deceased, hailing from Dhaka division, was a woman in her 60s.
The fresh numbers reported on Tuesday took the country’s total fatalities to 28,062 while the caseload mounted to 1,584,023.
Meanwhile, the mortality rate remained static at 1.77 per cent during the period.
Besides, the recovery rate remained static at 97.73 per cent with the recovery of 294 more patients during the 24-hour period.
On Monday, Bangladesh logged only one Covid-linked death and 373 fresh infections in 24 hours.
Though the deaths remained below five since 13 December, the daily cases remained mostly over 250, according to data provided by the DGHS.