8291 COVID-19 deaths registered in a day globally...

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8291 COVID-19 deaths registered in a day globally

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 12:01 PM, 1 December 2020  

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In the last 24 hours, 496,256 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 8,291 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

As of Tuesday morning (1-12-2020), a total of 63,589,725 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,473,926 while 43,984,723 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data. 

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 1,238 deaths and 161,568 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 274,332 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 13,919,870 have been infected so far.  

European country Italy has registered the second-highest death toll of 672 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 55,576 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,601,554 as 16,377 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

India has seen the third-highest death toll of 482 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 137,659. The total number of cases has exceeded to 9,463,254 with 31,179 new infections. The South Asian country has the second-highest number of active cases and ranks third in the COVID-19 death toll.  

France reported 4,005 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,222,488. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 52,731 with 406 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

In Iran, 371 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 48,246. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 962,070 as 13,321 new cases were confirmed during the period.  

The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.  

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