Daily COVID-19 deaths, infection fall slightly globally
Published: 10:25 AM, 7 March 2021
In the last 24 hours, 405,509 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,685 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Saturday, 449,680 COVID-19 patients were detected while 9,824 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Sunday morning 07-03-2021), a total of 117,078,869 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,600,023 while 92,655,804 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 1,515 deaths and 58,228 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 537,119 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 29,653,891 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,498 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 264,446. The total number of cases has exceeded 10,939,320 with 67,477 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 712 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 189,578 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,119,305 as 6,797 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Russia, 441 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 88,726. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,312,181 as 11,022 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Italy has reported 23,641 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,046,762. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 99,578 with 307 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.