COVID claims nearly 7500 more lives...

Dhaka, Tuesday   26 October 2021

COVID claims nearly 7500 more lives

 International Desk

 Published: 09:30 AM, 6 October 2021   Updated: 12:23 PM, 6 October 2021

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In the last 24 hours, 411,101 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,487 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Tuesday, 348,480 COVID-19 patients were detected while 5,123 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Wednesday morning (06-10-2021), a total of 236,593,653 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,831,604 while 213,721,839 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

The US has registered 1,811 deaths and 94,811 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 724,728 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 44,781,200 have been infected so far.

Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 895 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 211,696. The total number of cases has exceeded 7,637,427 with 25,110 new infections.

Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 686 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 598,871 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,499,074 with 20,528 new cases.

In Ukraine, 317 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 57,206. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,469,856 as 9,846 new cases were confirmed during the period.

Mexico has reported 2,282 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,684,242. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 279,104 with 303 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.