COVID claims over 10000 more lives
Published: 09:09 AM, 6 August 2021 Updated: 10:39 AM, 6 August 2021
In the last 24 hours, 704,811 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 10,392 died from the pandemic. Indonesia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Thursday, 686,347 COVID-19 patients were detected while 10,098 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Friday morning (06-08-2021), a total of 201,697,453 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,280,362 while 181,448,797 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Indonesia has registered 1,739 deaths and 35,764 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 102,375 people died in the South American country due to the pandemic and 3,568,331 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,086 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 560,801. The total number of cases has exceeded 20,066,587 with 40,054 new infections.
Russia has registered the third-highest death toll of 794 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 162,509 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 6,379,904 as 23,120 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Mexico, 611 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 242,547. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,901,094 as 20,685 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The USA has reported 120,945 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 36,301,744. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 631,879 with 559 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.