Global COVID claims 7392 deaths; 473,892 cases counted in 24hrs...

Dhaka, Tuesday   26 October 2021

Global COVID claims 7392 deaths; 473,892 cases counted in 24hrs

 International Desk

 Published: 11:12 AM, 2 October 2021   Updated: 01:42 PM, 2 October 2021



In the last 24 hours, 473,892 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,392 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Friday, 488,499 COVID-19 patients were detected while 7,815 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.

As of Saturday morning (01-10-2021), a total of 235,077,026 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll climbs to 4,805,890 while 211,833,856 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

The US has registered 1,821 deaths and 120,876 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the overall caseload to 44,443,405 and climbing the death toll to 718,984 so far. 

Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 887 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll to 208,142. The total number of cases has exceeded 7,535,548 with 24,522 new infections.

Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 533 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 277,505 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,664,223 with 8,828 new cases.

In Brazil, 492 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 597,292. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,445,651 as 18,578 new cases were confirmed during the period.

The UK has reported 35,577 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,841,625. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 136,789 with 127 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.