355,878 new cases, 5808 deaths in a day globally...

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355,878 new cases, 5808 deaths in a day globally

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:59 AM, 11 October 2020   Updated: 12:00 PM, 11 October 2020

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 355,878 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 5,075 died from the pandemic. India has seen the highest number of infections and deaths during the period. 

As of Sunday noon, a total of 37,471,071 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,077,509 while 28,116,123 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data. 

India reported 74,535 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,051,543 while 6,074,863 people have recuperated so far. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 108,371 with 921 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. India has the second-highest number of active cases and ranks third in the COVID-19 death toll. 

The United States, the worst-hit country in the world, has seen the second-highest death toll of 635 in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 219,282 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 7,945,505 have been infected so far.  

The Latin American country of Brazil has seen the third-highest death toll of 544 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 150,236. The total number of cases has exceeded to 5,091,840 with 34,650 new infections. 

Mexico has registered the fourth-highest death toll of 411 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 83,507 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 809,751 as 5,263 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 214 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.