9,151 deaths reported worldwide in 24hrs
Published: 10:55 AM, 18 January 2021
In the last 24 hours, 532,235 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,151 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
As of Sunday morning (17-01-2021), a total of 95,484,666 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,039,695 while 68,170,260 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 1,846 deaths and 174,560 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 407,202 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 24,482,050 have been infected so far.
Mexico has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,219 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 140,241. The total number of cases has exceeded 1,630,258 with 20,523 new infections.
The UK has registered the third-highest death toll of 671 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 89,261 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,395,959 as 38,598 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Brazil, 518 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 209,868. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 8,488,099 as 31,394 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Russia has reported 23,586 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,568,209. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 65,566 with 481 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.