COVID-19 case surpasses 131.9m mark globally...

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COVID-19 case surpasses 131.9m mark globally

 International Desk

 Published: 10:37 AM, 5 April 2021  

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In the last 24 hours, 535,111 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 6,746 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

Earlier on Sunday, 565,778 COVID-19 patients were detected while 8,706 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Monday morning (05-04-2021), a total of 131,916,400 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,865,967 while 106,202,283 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Brazil has registered 1,233 deaths and 31,359 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 331,530 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 12,984,956 have been infected so far.  

India has seen the second-highest death toll of 477 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 165,132. The total number of cases has exceeded 12,587,920 with 103,793 new infections. 

In Indonesia, 427 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 41,669. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,534,255 as 6,731 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Russia has registered the fourth-highest death toll of 357 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 100,374 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,580,894 as 8,817 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Italy has reported 18,025 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,668,264. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 111,030 with 326 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.