6,448 die in a day, 283,000 new infected globally
Published: 12:33 PM, 8 August 2020
The whole world has been devastated by the novel coronavirus. Death and infections from the deadly virus are rising alarmingly. More than 283,000 people have been infected with coronavirus and the virus claimed 6,448 lives in the last 24 hours across the world.
According to worldometer, so far, 724,149 people have died from the deadly virus infection out of 19,548,146 coronavirus cases across the world. Of them, 12,549,198 have recovered.
The United States has seen 1,280, the highest number in the last 24 hours. The United States is the most affected nation by the deadly coronavirus having 5,095,524 people infected with the virus. Of these, 164,094 have died in the country.
Brazil witnesses 1,058 deaths in the last 24 hours. The death toll rose to 99,702. Besides, the number of coronavirus cases in the country has raised to 2,967,064 with more than 49,000 new infections in the last 24 hours.
After that, India was at the top of the death list. The country has seen 940 deaths in the last 24 hours. The death toll rose to 42,602. Besides, the number of coronavirus cases in the country has raised to 2,089,773 with more than 61,000 new infections in the last 24 hours.
The coronavirus was first detected in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, China in December 2019. The virus, which has spread from China, has so far infected 215 countries and territories around the world.