Daily deaths, infections fall significantly worldwide
Published: 10:39 AM, 15 February 2021 Updated: 10:46 AM, 15 February 2021
In the last 24 hours, 290,079 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 6,792 died from the pandemic. Mexico has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Sunday, 373,297 COVID-19 patients were detected while 10,182 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Monday morning (15-02-2021), a total of 109,390,396 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,411,499 while 81,473,852 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Mexico has registered 1,214 deaths and 9,741 new cases in the last 24 hours. A total of 173,771 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 1,988,695 have been infected so far.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,111 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 497,174. The total number of cases has exceeded 28,261,470 with 64,297 new infections. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections.
Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 647 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 239,294 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 9,834,513 as 23,258 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Russia, 430 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 80,126. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,071,883 as 14,185 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The UK has reported 10,972 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 4,038,078 The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 117,166 with 258 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.