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Global COVID deaths, fresh cases ‘doubled’ in a day

 International Desk

 Published: 09:56 AM, 28 July 2021   Updated: 12:46 PM, 28 July 2021



In the last 24 hours, 578,408 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,475 people died from the pandemic. Indonesia has registered the highest number of deaths while the United States has logged the highest number of infections from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Tuesday, 446,935 COVID-19 patients were detected while 7,404 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.

As of Wednesday morning (28-07-2021), a total of 195,990,126 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,193,155 while 177,670,492 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Indonesia – a new hotspot of coronavirus or Covid-19 – has registered 2,069 deaths, the highest number of deaths in a day by Covid-19 so far. Besides, the country reports 45,203 cases during the period.

With the daily counts in the span of 24 hours, a total of 86,835 people died in the Southeast Asia country due to the pandemic while 3,239,936 people have been infected so far. 

Brazil has registered the second-highest death toll of 1,320 during the time. With his, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 551,906 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 19,749,073 as 41,411 new cases were confirmed during the period.

Russia has seen the third-highest death toll of 779 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 155,380. The total number of cases has exceeded 6,172,812 with 23,032 new virus cases.

In India, 640 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 422,054. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 31,483,411 as 42,928 new cases were confirmed during the period.

The United States has reported 61,581 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 35,353,923. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 627,351 with 339 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.