COVID claims over 7500 deaths globally
Published: 10:59 AM, 27 October 2021 Updated: 12:41 PM, 27 October 2021
In the last 24 hours, 427,713 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,552 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Monday, 329,815 COVID-19 patients were detected while 5,244 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Wednesday morning (27-10-2021), a total of 245,287,597 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,978,828 while 222,385,694 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The United States has registered 1,451 deaths and 69,634 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 759,932 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 46,497,719 have been infected so far.
Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,106 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 232,775. The total number of cases has exceeded 8,316,019 with 36,446 new infections.
Ukraine has registered the third-highest death toll of 734 in the span of 24 hours. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 64,936 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,803,159 with 19,120 new cases.
In Romania, 511 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 45,503. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,587,880 as 16,765 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The United Kingdom has reported 40,954 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 8,853,227. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 139,834 with 263 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.