13,858 COVID deaths logged globally...

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13,858 COVID deaths logged globally

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:09 AM, 16 April 2021   Updated: 03:28 PM, 16 April 2021

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In the last 24 hours, 837,586 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus globally while 13,858 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic while India has recorded the highest number of infections during the period.

Earlier on Thursday, 804,316 COVID-19 patients were detected while 13,532 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Friday morning (16-04-2021), a total of 139,691,119 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,999,553 while 118,751,010 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Brazil has registered 3,774 deaths and 80,529 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 362,954 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 13,758,093 have been infected so far.  

India has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,183 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 174,335. Besides, the country has recorded the highest number of virus cases of 216,850, increasing the tally of infections to 14,287,740.

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered the third-highest death toll of 895 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 578,993 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 32,224,139 as 74,479 new cases were confirmed during the period. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections.  

In Poland, 682 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 60.612. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,642,242 as 21,130 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Turkey has reported 61,400 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 4,086,957. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 35,031 with 297 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world.