Daily global infection rate falls, death toll rises
Published: 10:07 AM, 8 June 2021 Updated: 05:10 PM, 8 June 2021
In the last 24 hours, 312,278 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,900 died from the pandemic. India has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Monday, 7,800 COVID-19 patients were detected while 335,358 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Tuesday morning (08-06-2021), a total of 174,376,256 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,751,988 while 157,638,535 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
India has registered 2,115 deaths and 87,345 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 351,344 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 28,996,949 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,119 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 474,614. The total number of cases has exceeded 16,985,812 with 38,750 new infections.
Argentina has registered the third-highest death toll of 732 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 81,946 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,977,634 as 22,195 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Colombia, 535 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 92,496. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,593,016 as 21,949 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Russia has reported 9,429 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 5,135,866. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 124,117 with 330 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that was first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.