COVID clams more than 9000 deaths globally
Published: 10:18 AM, 23 September 2021 Updated: 12:12 PM, 23 September 2021
In the last 24 hours, 528,265 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide while 9,319 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths and infections from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Wednesday, 456,457 COVID-19 patients were detected while 8,205 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Thursday morning (22-09-2021), a total of 230,882,741 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,732,838 while 207,589,289 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US has registered 2,228 deaths and 133,620 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the tally of deaths to 699,748 and the overall caseload stood at 43,404,877 due to the pandemic so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 839 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll to 592,357. The total number of cases has exceeded 21,283,567 with 36,473 new infections.
Russia has registered the third-highest death toll of 817 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 200,625 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 7,333,557.
In Mexico, 815 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 272,580. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,585,565 as 12,521 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The UK has reported 34,460 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,530,103. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 135,621 with 166 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.