9,212 COVID-19 deaths reported globally in a day
Published: 11:31 AM, 12 January 2021
In the last 24 hours, 578,421 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,212 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 (12-01-2021), a total of 91,319,487 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,952,976 while 65,316,471 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 1,964 deaths and 214,683 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 385,249 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 23,143,197 have been infected so far.
Germany has seen the second-highest death toll of 663 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 42,097. The total number of cases has exceeded 1,941,119 with 11,765 new infections.
The UK has registered the third-highest death toll of 529 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 81,960 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,118,518 as 46,169 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Mexico, 502 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 133,706. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,534,039 as 10,003 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Brazil has reported 28,043 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 8,133,833. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 203,617 with 477 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.