6,443 more COVID deaths reported globally
Published: 11:44 AM, 9 March 2021
In the last 24 hours, 292,394 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 6,443 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Monday, 378,475 COVID-19 patients were detected while 5,893 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Tuesday morning (09-03-2021), a total of 117,750,987 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,612,186 while 93,438,095 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Brazil has registered 1,114 deaths and 36,136 new cases in the last 24 hours. A total of 266,614 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 11,055,480 have been infected so far.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has seen the second-highest death toll of 788 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 538,628. The total number of cases has exceeded 29,744,652 with 45,116 new infections. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections.
Russia has registered the third-highest death toll of 379 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 89,473 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,333,029 as 10,253 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In France, 359 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 88,933. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,909,560 as 5,327 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Italy has reported 13,902 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,081,368. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 100,103 with 318 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.