Global COVID-19 update: Deaths, infections fall...

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Global COVID-19 update: Deaths, infections fall

 International Desk

 Published: 09:54 AM, 5 October 2021   Updated: 10:21 AM, 5 October 2021

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In the last 24 hours, 339,108 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 4,808 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Monday, 354,487 COVID-19 patients were detected while 5,155 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Tuesday morning (05-10-2021), a total of 236,165,564 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,822,761 while 213,227,815 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

Russia has registered 883 deaths and 25,781 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 210,801 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 7,612,317 have been infected so far.

The US has seen the second-highest death toll of 674 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 722,260. The total number of cases has exceeded 44,679,603  with 72,947 new infections.

India has registered the third-highest death toll of 254 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 449,283 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 33,851,005 with 16,762 new cases.

In Turkey, 248 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 64,909. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 7,267,077 as 28,810 new cases were confirmed during the period.

Iran has reported 14,607 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 5,638,735. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 121,347 with 238 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.