Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide
Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of May 31, 2021 at 5:45pm EST.
On Monday, health officials in Bangladesh logged 1,710 new infections bringing the total to more than 800,000 confirmed cases since the onset of the pandemic. Of that cumulative total, 92.5% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, Covid-related deaths increased by 36 for a total of 12,619 fatalities.
Globally, over 170 million cases have confirmed positive for Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data. Since the start of the pandemic, over 153 million people have recovered. Fatalities attributable to Covid-19 now surpass 3.5 million worldwide.