Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide
Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of June 8, 2021 at 5:30pm EST.
Health officials in India logged 91,227 new infections in the last 24-hours. The additional cases pushed the official national tally of positive cases over 29 million. Of the cumulative total, 94.5% are considered recovered. In the last day, Covid-related deaths increased by 2,213 for a total of 353,557 fatalities.
Globally, over 173 million cases have confirmed positive for Covid-19 according to Johns Hopkins University data. Since the start of the pandemic, over 158 million people have recovered. Fatalities attributable to Covid-19 now surpass 3.7 million worldwide.