Global Covid-19 cases surpass 310 million

The overall number of Covid cases has now surpassed 310 million, with a spike in cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus across the globe.

According to Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the total case count mounted to 310,052,676 while the death toll from the virus reached 5,494,246 Tuesday morning.

The US has recorded 61,492,765 cases so far and 839,480 people have died from the virus in the country, the university data shows.

Source: Jordan News Agency