6,298 die in a day, 254,000 new infected globally
Published: 10:38 AM, 5 August 2020
The whole world has been devastated by the novel coronavirus. Death and infections from the deadly virus are rising alarmingly. More than 254,000 people have been infected with coronavirus and the virus claimed 6,298 lives in the last 24 hours across the world.
According to worldometer, so far, 704,365 people have died from the deadly virus infection out of 18,704,378 coronavirus cases across the world. Of them, 11,917,802 have recovered.
Brazil witnesses 1,394 deaths, the highest number in the last 24 hours. The death toll rose to 96,096. Besides, the number of coronavirus cases in the country has raised to 2,808,076 with more than 56,000 new infections in the last 24 hours.
The United States has seen 1,362 deaths in the last 24 hours. The United States is the most affected nation by the deadly coronavirus having 4,918,420 people infected with the virus. Of these, 160,290 have died in the country.
After that, India was at the top of the death list. The country has seen 849 deaths in the last 24 hours. The death toll rose to 39,820. Besides, the number of coronavirus cases in the country has raised to 1,908,254.
The coronavirus was first detected in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, China in December 2019. The virus, which has spread from China, has so far infected 215 countries and territories around the world.