Global COVID-19 cases near 238 million
Published: 09:35 AM, 9 October 2021 Updated: 11:26 AM, 9 October 2021
In the last 24 hours, 442,912 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,611 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Wednesday, 469,054 COVID-19 patients were detected while 7,874 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Saturday morning (09-10-2021), a total of 237,995,075 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,857,370 while 215,132,266 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US has registered 1,937 deaths and 106,298 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 732,477 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 45,135,620 have been infected so far.
Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 936 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 214,485. The total number of cases has exceeded 7,717,356 with 27,246 new infections.
Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 628 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 600,493 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,550,730 with 18,172 new cases.
In Mexico, 514 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 281,121. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,707,234 as 7,613 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Romania has reported 13,854 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,332,221. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 38,927 with 357 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.