COVID-19 claims nearly 10,000 more lives globally
Published: 09:21 AM, 4 August 2021 Updated: 11:44 AM, 4 August 2021
In the last 24 hours, 616,473 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,948 died from the pandemic. Indonesia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Wednesday, 501,243 COVID-19 patients were detected while 7,927 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Tuesday morning (03-08-2021), a total of 200,259,203 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,258,679 while 180,530,347 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Indonesia has registered 1,598 deaths and 33,900 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 98,889 people died in the South American country due to the pandemic and 3,496,700 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,238 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 558,597. The total number of cases has exceeded 19,986,073 with 32,572 new infections.
Russia has registered the third-highest death toll of 788 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 160,925 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 6,334,195 as 22,010 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In India, 561 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 425,789. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 31,767,965 as 42,566 new cases were confirmed during the period.
South Africa has reported 8,988 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,470,746. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 72,992 with 555 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, which was first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.