Global COVID-19 death toll tops 38.7 lakh
Published: 09:50 AM, 20 June 2021 Updated: 12:42 PM, 20 June 2021
In the last 24 hours, 358,020 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 8,152 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Saturday, 8,564 COVID-19 patients were detected while 401,450 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Sunday morning (20-06-2021), a total of 178,955,713 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,875,504 while 163,479,618 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Brazil has registered 2,247 deaths and 81,574 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 500,868 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 17,883,750 have been infected so far.
India has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,239 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 386,740. The total number of cases has exceeded 29,881,352 with 58,588 new infections.
Colombia has registered the third-highest death toll of 589 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 99,335 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,917,348 as 28,734 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Argentina, 495 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 88,742. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,258,394 as 15,631 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Russia has reported 17,906 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 5,299,215. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 128,911 with 466 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.