16,362 COVID-19 deaths recorded worldwide in a day
Published: 11:47 AM, 14 January 2021
In the last 24 hours, 745,811 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 16,362 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 (14-01-2021), a total of 92,778,786 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,986,900 while 66,294,162 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 4,098 deaths and 236,462 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 393,928 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 23,616,345 have been infected so far.
The UK has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,564 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 84,767. The total number of cases has exceeded 3,211,576 with 47,525 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 1,314 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 135,682 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,556,028 as 14,395 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Brazil, 1,283 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 206,009. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 8,257,459 as 61,822 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Germany has reported 23,294 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,980,861. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 44,404 with 1,201 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.