12,376 COVID-19 deaths recorded in a day worldwide
Published: 11:11 AM, 3 December 2020 Updated: 01:12 PM, 3 December 2020
In the last 24 hours, 634,970 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 12,376 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
As of Thursday morning (3-12-2020), a total of 64,844,711 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,499,346 while 44,941,481 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 2,831 deaths and 203,427 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 279,865 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 14,313,941 have been infected so far.
Mexico has registered the second-highest death toll of 825 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 106,765 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,122,362 as 8,819 new cases were confirmed during the period.
European country Italy has seen the third-highest death toll of 684 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 57,045. The total number of cases has exceeded to 1,641,610 with 20,709 new infections.
Brazil reported 48,124 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 6,436,650. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 174,531 with 669 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
In the UK, 648 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 59,699. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,659,256 as 16,170 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.