COVID-19 claims over 4500 more lives globally...

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COVID-19 claims over 4500 more lives globally

 International Desk

 Published: 08:53 AM, 11 October 2021   Updated: 12:17 PM, 11 October 2021

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 300,477 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 4,584 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Sunday, 350,672 COVID-19 patients were detected while 5,571 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.

As of Monday morning (11-10-2021), a total of  238,647,343 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,867,211  while  215,829,873 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Russia has registered 962 deaths and 28,647 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 216,415 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 7,775,365 have been infected so far.

The US has seen the second-highest death toll of 517 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 733,575. The total number of cases has exceeded 45,204,373 with 24,694 new infections.

Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 348 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 281,958 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,720,545 with 6,153 new cases.

In Iran, 222 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 122,592. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,702,890 as 11,256 new cases were confirmed during the period.

Romania has reported 10,400 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,356,640. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 39,420 with 211 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.