Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 3.2 m...

Dhaka, Tuesday   18 May 2021

Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 3.2 m

 International Desk

 Published: 10:03 AM, 2 May 2021  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 795,819 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 12,882 died from the pandemic. India has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

Earlier on Saturday, 873,285 COVID-19 patients were detected while 14,313 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Sunday morning (02-05-2021), a total of 152,804,036 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,206,479 while 130,074,353 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

India has registered 3,688 deaths and 392,562 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 215,523 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 19,549,656 have been infected so far.  

Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 2,278 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 406,565. The total number of cases has exceeded 14,725,975 with 60,013 new infections. 

The US has registered the third-highest death toll of 661  during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 590,704 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 33,146,008 as 42,034 new cases were confirmed during the period.  

In Colombia, 495 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 74,215. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,877,746 as 18,022 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Mexico has reported 3,821 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,344,755. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 216,907 with 460 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.