Global COVID deaths, cases, recoveries declined
Published: 10:45 AM, 16 October 2021 Updated: 01:43 PM, 16 October 2021
In the last 24 hours, 437,842 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide while 6,987 people died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths and infections from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Friday, 443,352 COVID-19 patients were detected while 7,459 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Saturday morning (16-10-2021), a total of 240,836,978 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,904,809 while 218,110,176 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US has registered 1,705 deaths and 92,966 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, the tally of infections surged to 45,738,585 with a total of 743,880 fatalities in the country due to the pandemic.
Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 998 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 221,313. The overall caseload has stood at 7,925,176 with 32,196 new infections.
Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 526 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 602,727 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,627,476 with 15,239 new cases.
In Mexico, 381 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 283,574. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,744,574 as 5,825 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The UK has reported 44,932 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 8,361,651. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 138,379 with 145 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.