COVID claims 7,194 deaths in a day globally...

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COVID claims 7,194 deaths in a day globally

 International Desk

 Published: 11:04 AM, 22 October 2021   Updated: 02:09 PM, 22 October 2021

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In the last 24 hours, 461,290 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,194 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Thursday, 451,734 COVID-19 patients were detected while 7,479 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.

As of Thursday morning (21-10-2021), a total of 243,273,624 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,945,287 while 220,470,228 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

The US has registered 1,428 deaths and 80,835 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 753,747 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 46,174,547 have been infected so far.

Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,036 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 227,389. The total number of cases has exceeded 8,131,164 with 36,339 new infections.

Ukraine has registered the third-highest death toll of 546 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 62,389 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,701,600 with 22,415 new cases.

In Brazil, 461 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 604,764. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,697,341 as 16,852 new cases were confirmed during the period.

The UK has reported 52,009 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 8,641,221. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 139,146 with 115 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.