10,818 COVID-19 deaths reported in a day globally...

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10,818 COVID-19 deaths reported in a day globally

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:48 AM, 28 November 2020   Updated: 11:48 AM, 28 November 2020

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In the last 24 hours, 613,146 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 10,818 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

As of Saturday morning (28-11-2020), a total of 61,988,563 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,449,121 while 42,789,207 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data. 

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 1,364 deaths and 164,012 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 271,026 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 13,454,254 have been infected so far.  

European country Italy has registered the second-highest death toll of 827 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 53,677 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,538,217 as 28,352 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Mexico reported 8,107 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,078,594. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 104,242 with 645 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

In France, 581 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 51,914. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,196,119 as 12,459 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Poland has seen the fifth-highest death toll of 579 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 16,147. The total number of cases has exceeded to 958,416 with 17,060 new infections. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.   

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