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Global COVID cases, deaths declining in a day

 International Desk

 Published: 09:31 AM, 31 July 2021   Updated: 11:05 AM, 31 July 2021

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In the last 24 hours, 642,077 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus or COVID-19 around the world while 9,342 people died from the pandemic. Indonesia has registered the highest number of deaths while the United States has reported the highest number of infections from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Friday, 661,470 COVID-19 patients were detected while 9,342 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.

As of Saturday morning (31-07-2021), a total of 198,010,967 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,224,124 while 178,907,063patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Indonesia has registered 1,759 deaths till Saturday morning, counting the death toll in the country to 92,311. Besides, 43,479 new cases were reported in the span of 24 hours, bringing the overall caseload to 3,372,374 in the Southeast Asian country due to the pandemic so far.

Brazil has registered the second-highest death toll of 886 during the time. With his, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 555,512 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 19,880,273 as 40,904 new cases were confirmed during the period.

Russia has seen the third-highest death toll of 794 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 157,771. The total number of cases has exceeded 6,242,066 with 23,564 new virus cases.

In Argentina, 473 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 105,586. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,919,408 as 13,483 new cases were confirmed during the period.

The United States has reported 99,470 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 35,688,506. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 629,064 with 419 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.