Global COVID deaths cross 42 lakh, marks 19 crores virus cases...

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Global COVID deaths cross 42 lakh, marks 19 crores virus cases

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:48 AM, 29 July 2021   Updated: 01:50 PM, 29 July 2021

A woman in Gauhati, India, breaks down as she prays before the cremation of a relative who died of Covid-19; Photo: AP/Anupam Nath

A woman in Gauhati, India, breaks down as she prays before the cremation of a relative who died of Covid-19; Photo: AP/Anupam Nath

In the last 24 hours, 659,109 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus or COVID-19 around the world while 10,135 people died from the pandemic. Indonesia has registered the highest number of deaths, then Brazil has reported the second-highest deaths while the United States has logged the highest number of infections from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Wednesday, 578,408 COVID-19 patients were detected while 9,475 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.

As of Thursday morning (29-07-2021), a total of 196,692,497 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,203,599 while 178,102,533 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Indonesia – the new hotspot of coronavirus or Covid-19 – has registered 1,824 deaths till Thursday morning. Besides, 47,791 new cases were reported in the span of 24 hours. Earlier, the county has recorded the highest 2,069 deaths on Wednesday.

With the daily counts during the period, a total of 88,659 people died in the Southeast Asian country while 3,287,727 people have been infected due to the pandemic so far. 

Brazil has registered the second-highest death toll of 1,366 during the time. With his, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 553,272 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 19,797,516 as 48,443 new cases were confirmed during the period.

Russia has seen the third-highest death toll of 798 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 156,178. The total number of cases has exceeded 6,195,232 with 22,420 new virus cases.

In South Africa, 520 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 70,908. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,408,525 as 17,302 new cases were confirmed during the period.

The United States has reported 84,534 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 35,487,490. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 628,098 with 483 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.

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