Global COVID cases surpass 24 crores...

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Global COVID cases surpass 24 crores

 International Desk

 Published: 11:03 AM, 15 October 2021  

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In the last 24 hours, 443,352 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide while 7,459 people died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths and cases from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Thursday, 439,075 COVID-19 patients were detected while 7,481 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.

As of Friday morning (15-10-2021), a total of  240,388,665 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,897,375 while 217,701,556 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

The US has registered 1,654 deaths and 89,680 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 741,893 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 45,639,012 have been infected so far.

Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 986 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 220,315. The total number of cases has exceeded 7,892,980 with 31,299 new infections.

Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 558 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 602,201 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,612,237 with 14,288 new cases.

In Ukraine, 412 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 59,935. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,597,275 as 18,881 new cases were confirmed during the period.

The UK has reported 45,066 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 8,317,439. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 138,237  with 157 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.