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Global COVID death toll tops 39 lakh

 International Desk

 Published: 09:32 AM, 24 June 2021   Updated: 10:14 AM, 24 June 2021

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 426,328 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 8,516 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

Earlier on Tuesday, 8,644 COVID-19 patients were detected while 376,713 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Thursday morning (24-06-2021), a total of 180,360,606 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,907,364 while 165,080,854 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Brazil has registered 2,343 deaths and 114,139 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 507,240 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 18,170,778 have been infected so far. 

India has seen the second-highest death toll of 978 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 392,014. The total number of cases has exceeded 30,082,169 with 54,319 new infections. 

Argentina has registered the third-highest death toll of 705 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 90,986 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,326,101 as 27,319 new cases were confirmed during the period.  

In Colombia, 645 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 101,947. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,027,016 as 29,995 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Russia has reported 17,594 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 5,368,513. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 130,895 with 548 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.