Dhaka: Bangladesh on Tuesday reported 33 new deaths due to COVID-19 taking the death toll to 2424.
The caseload surged by 3,163 in a 24-hour count to 190,057, according to government data released by DGHS Additional Director General Nasima Sultana on Tuesday, reported bdnews24.
Meanwhile, the total number of novel Coronavirus cases has surpassed the 13 million mark worldwide with the death toll increasing to more than 572,000 on Tuesday.
According to the Johns Hopkins University, the total number of cases stood at 13,070,097, while the fatalities rose to 572,411, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
The US accounted for the world's highest number of infections and fatalities at 3,363,056 and 135,605, respectively.
Brazil came in second place with 1,884,967 infections and 72,833 deaths.
In terms of cases, India ranks third (878,254), and is followed by Russia (732,547), Peru (330,123), Chile (317,657), Mexico (304,435), the UK (291,691), South Africa (287,796), Iran (259,652), Spain (255,953), Pakistan (251,625), Italy (243,230), Saudi Arabia (235,111), Turkey (214,001), France (209,640), Germany (200,180), Bangladesh (186,894), Colombia (150,445), Canada (109,984), Qatar (104,016) and Argentina (103,265), the CSSE figures showed.
The other countries with over 10,000 deaths were the UK (44,915), Mexico (35,491), Italy (34,967), France (30,032), Spain (28,406), India (23,174), Iran (13,032), Peru (12,054) and Russia (11,422).