Global COVID death toll tops 37 lakh
Published: 09:20 AM, 3 June 2021 Updated: 12:36 PM, 3 June 2021
In the last 24 hours, 489,890 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 10,952 died from the pandemic. India has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Wednesday, 10,650 COVID-19 patients were detected while 447,096 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Thursday morning (03-06-2021), a total of 172,424,472 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,706,561 while 155,052,446 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
India has registered 2,899 deaths and 134,105 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 338,013 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 28,440,988 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 2,394 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 467,706. The total number of cases has exceeded 16,720,081 with 94,509 new infections.
Argentina has registered the third-highest death toll of 587 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 79,320 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,852,156 as 35,017 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In the US, 514 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 611,020. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 34,154,305 as 16,974 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Colombia has reported 27,000 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,459,422. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 89,808 with 511 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that was first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.