COVID claims 5,355 more lives globally
Published: 10:12 AM, 28 September 2021
In the last 24 hours, 372,672 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 5,355 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Monday, 389,319 COVID-19 patients were detected while 5,582 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Tuesday morning (28-09-2021), a total of 233,099,451 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,769,820 while 209,832,648 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Russia has registered 779 deaths and 22,236 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 204,679 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 7,443,149 have been infected so far.
The US has seen the second-highest death toll of 689 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 709,119. The total number of cases has exceeded 43,942,335 with 81,409 new infections.
Iran has registered the third-highest death toll of 289 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 119,649 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,547,990 with 14,470 new cases.
In Malaysia, 258 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 25,695. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,209,194 as 10,959 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Brazil has reported 14,423 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 21,366,395. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 594,702 with 218 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.