Global COVID-19 cases surpass 90 million: Worldometer’s...

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Global COVID-19 cases surpass 90 million: Worldometer’s

 International Desk

 Published: 10:55 AM, 10 January 2021  

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In the last 24 hours, 727,131 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 12,437 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

As of Sunday morning (10-01-2021), a total of 90,084,527 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,934,925 while 64,466,123 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 3,235 deaths and 249,519 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 381,480 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 22,699,938 have been infected so far. 

The Latin American country of Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,115 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 202,657. The total number of cases has exceeded 8,075,998 with 60,078 new infections. 

Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 60,078 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 132,069 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,507,931 as 14,362 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

In the UK, 1,035 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 80,868. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,017,409 as 59,937 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Germany has reported 19,196 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,914,335. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 41,061 with 660 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.