Global COVID-19 cases surpass 141.3m...

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Global COVID-19 cases surpass 141.3m

 International Desk

 Published: 09:54 AM, 18 April 2021   Updated: 11:03 AM, 18 April 2021

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In the last 24 hours, 783,667 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 11,574 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

Earlier on Saturday, 832,873 COVID-19 patients were detected while 12,636 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Sunday morning (18-04-2021), a total of 141,306,577 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,023,874 while 119,918,615 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Brazil has registered 2,865 deaths and 65,792 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 371,889 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 14,782,461 have been infected so far.  

India has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,495 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 177,168. The total number of cases has exceeded 14,782,461 with 260,778 new infections. 

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered the third-highest death toll of 738 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 580,756 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 32,372,119 as 63,581 new cases were confirmed during the period. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections.  

In Poland, 616 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 61,825. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,675,874 as 15,763 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Mexico has reported 4,504 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,299,939. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 211,693 with 480 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world.