Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 29.58m...

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Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 29.58m

 International Desk

 Published: 09:49 AM, 13 April 2021   Updated: 02:58 PM, 13 April 2021

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 588,271 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 8,761 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

Earlier on Monday, 652,269 COVID-19 patients were detected while 8,236 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Tuesday morning (13-04-2021), a total of 137,260,327 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,958,833 while 110,438,359 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Brazil has registered 1,738 deaths and 38,866 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 355,031 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 13,521,409 have been infected so far.  

India has seen the second-highest death toll of 880 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 171,089. The total number of cases has exceeded 13,686,073 with 160,694 new infections. 

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered the third-highest death toll of 460 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 576,298 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 31,990,143 as 56,522 new cases were confirmed during the period. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections.  

In France, 385 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 99,135. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,067,216 as 8,536 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Italy has reported 9,789 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,779,594. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 114,612 with 358 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 and two international conveyances.