Daily global COVID-19 death toll rises significantly
Published: 09:23 AM, 13 October 2021 Updated: 04:25 PM, 13 October 2021
In the last 24 hours, 389,864 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 6,745 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Tuesday, 334,683 COVID-19 patients were detected while 4,875 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Wednesday morning (13-10-2021), a total of 239,477,111 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,881,538 while 216,826,276 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US has registered 1,480 deaths and 84,154 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 737,584 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 45,431,167 have been infected so far.
Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 973 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 218,345. The total number of cases has exceeded 7,832,964 with 28,190 new infections.
Romania has registered the third-highest death toll of 442 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 40,071 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,382,531 with 16,743 new cases.
In Ukraine, 352 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 59,052. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,562,085 as 11,996 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Romania has reported 33,860 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,508,975. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 66,605 with 237 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.