Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 47 lakh...

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Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 47 lakh

 International Desk

 Published: 09:13 AM, 20 September 2021  

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In the last 24 hours, 350,897 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 5,748 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Sunday, 419,631 COVID-19 patients were detected while 6,848 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.

As of Monday morning (20-09-2021), a total of  229,288,247 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,705,461 while 205,908,941 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Russia has registered 793 deaths and 20,174 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 198,218 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 7,274,928 have been infected so far.

Mexico has seen the second-highest death toll of 765 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 271,303. The total number of cases has exceeded 3,564,694 with 11,711 new infections.

Iran has registered the third-highest death toll of 391 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 117,182 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,424,835 as 15,975 new cases were confirmed during the period.

In Malaysia, 376 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 23,443. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,097,830 as 14,954 new cases were confirmed during the period.

The US has reported 32,731 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 42,900,906. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 691,880 with 311 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.