Global Covid-19 update: Cases cross 18 million


The number of global Covid-19 infections surged past 18 million on Sunday, August 2, while the death toll has crossed 688,939, according to global trackers.

As of Sunday morning, the overall number of cases stood at  18,023,357  (9:10am, UAE time), while the total recoveries rose to 11,332,014, according to worldometer in its latest update.