Global COVID-19 caseload tops 23.40 crore...

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Global COVID-19 caseload tops 23.40 crore

 International Desk

 Published: 09:32 AM, 30 September 2021   Updated: 01:05 PM, 30 September 2021

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

The COVID-19 caseload has risen to 234,060,795 worldwide after another 486,958 people have tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours. Besides, 8,796 died from the pandemic during the period. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Wednesday, 435,319 COVID-19 patients were detected while 8,368 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Thursday morning (30-09-2021), a total of 234,060,795 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,788,295 while  210,879,622 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

The US has registered 2,190 deaths and 123,276 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 713,953 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 44,199,496 have been infected so far.

Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 857 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 206,388. The total number of cases has exceeded 7,487,138 with 22,430 new infections.

Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 700 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 276,376 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,645,599 with 9,792 new cases.

In Brazil, 643 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 596,163. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,399,546 as 17,756 new cases were confirmed during the period.

India has reported 23,139 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 33,738,188. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 448,090 with 309 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.