COVID-19 death toll tops 48.40 lakh
Published: 10:05 AM, 7 October 2021 Updated: 12:52 PM, 7 October 2021
In the last 24 hours, 454,944 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 8,242 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Wednesday, 420,407 COVID-19 patients were detected while 7,676 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Thursday morning (07-10-2021), a total of 237,089,319 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,840,904 while 214,251,437 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US has registered 2,102 deaths and 107,987 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 727,710 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 44,918,565 have been infected so far.
Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 929 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 212,625. The total number of cases has exceeded 7,662,560 with 25,133 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 790 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 279,894 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,691,924 with 7,682 new cases.
In Brazil, 543 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 599,414. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,517,514 as 18,440 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Romania has reported 14,744 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,303,900. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 38,260 with 328 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.