Global COVID-19 death toll tops 38 lakh
Published: 10:08 AM, 12 June 2021 Updated: 12:44 PM, 12 June 2021
In the last 24 hours, 412,587 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 11,438 died from the pandemic. India has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Friday, 11,559 COVID-19 patients were detected while 437,737 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Saturday morning (11-06-2021), a total of 176,044,519 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,800,625 while 159,619,039 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
India has registered 4,000 deaths and 84,695 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 367,097 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 29,358,033 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 2,215 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 484,350. The total number of cases has exceeded 17,301,220 with 86,061 new infections.
Argentina has registered the third-highest death toll of 687 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 84,628 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,093,090 as 26,934 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Colombia, 569 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 94,615. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,694,707 as 29,570 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The US has reported 16,145 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 34,306,446. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 614,738 with 421 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that was first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.