COVID-19 claims over 3.57 million lives globally...

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COVID-19 claims over 3.57 million lives globally

 International Desk

 Published: 10:13 AM, 21 April 2021   Updated: 10:34 AM, 21 April 2021

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In the last 24 hours, 825,057 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 13,905 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

Earlier on Tuesday, 661,867 COVID-19 patients were detected while 9,916 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Wednesday morning (21-04-2021), a total of 143,556,326 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,057,781 while 121,931,805 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Brazil has registered 3,481 deaths and 73,172 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 378,530 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 14,050,885 have been infected so far.  

India has seen the second-highest death toll of 2,020 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 182,570. The total number of cases has exceeded 15,609,004 with 294,290 new infections. 

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered the third-highest death toll of 883 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 582,456 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 32,536,470 as 60,317 new cases were confirmed during the period. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections.   

In Poland, 601 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 62,734. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,704,571 as 9,246 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Colombia has reported 16,965 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,684,101. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 69,177 with 429 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.