COVID-19 claims over 13,500 deaths in a day globally...

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COVID-19 claims over 13,500 deaths in a day globally

 International Desk

 Published: 09:38 AM, 15 April 2021   Updated: 12:38 PM, 15 April 2021

Photo: Collected

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In the last 24 hours, 804,316 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 13,532 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

Earlier on Tuesday, 745,493 COVID-19 patients were detected while 12,924 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Thursday morning (15-04-2021), a total of 138,833,127 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,985,521 while 111,612,852 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Brazil has registered 3,462 deaths and 75,998 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 362,180 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 13,677,564 have been infected so far.  

India has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,037 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 173,152. The total number of cases has exceeded 14,070,890 with 199,569 new infections. 

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered the third-highest death toll of 915 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 578,092 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 32,149,223 as 78,439 new cases were confirmed during the period. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections.  

In Poland, 803 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 59,930. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,621,116 as 21,283 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Mexico has reported 4,293 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,286,133. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 210,294 with 592 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.