Global COVID death toll tops 48.49 lakh
Published: 10:07 AM, 8 October 2021 Updated: 12:36 PM, 8 October 2021
In the last 24 hours, 461,091 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,902 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Thursday, 454,944 COVID-19 patients were detected while 8,242 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Friday morning (08-10-2021), a total of 237,550,924 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,849,411 while 214,648,398 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US has registered 1,709 deaths and 102,090 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 730,206 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 45,021,267 have been infected so far.
Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 924 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 213,549. The total number of cases has exceeded 7,690,110 with 27,550 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 713 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 280,607 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,699,621 with 7,697 new cases.
In Brazil, 451 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 599,865. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,532,558 as 15,044 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Germany has reported 22,403 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 4,306,757. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 94,910 with 411 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.