COVID-19 update: Deaths in country rise to 7803...

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COVID-19 update: Deaths in country rise to 7803

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 03:58 PM, 11 January 2021  

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As many as 22 more COVID-19 patients died in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 7,803 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,23,302 as 849 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours. 

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) came up with the information in a press release on Monday. 

The first coronavirus death was reported in the country on March 18, ten days after the detection of the first COVID-19 cases. 

Meanwhile, 612,446 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 8,893 died from the pandemic in the last 24 hours. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances. As of this afternoon, a total of 90,748,518 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,944,394 while 64,892,492 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.