Global COVID deaths, infections declined in a day
Published: 10:33 AM, 5 June 2021 Updated: 11:43 AM, 5 June 2021
The coronavirus cases and deaths have dropped slightly worldwide in the past 24 hours. As many as 10,237 people died from the pandemic while 416,773 people have been diagnosed during the period. India has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Friday, 474,555 COVID-19 patients were detected while 10,734 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Saturday morning (05-06-2021), a total of 173,328,934 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,727,657 while 156,075,401 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
India has registered 3,382 deaths and 121,476 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 344,101 people succumbed to the disease in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 28,693,835 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,184 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 470,968. The overall caseload has exceeded 16,841,954 with 38,482 new infections.
Argentina has registered the third-highest death toll of 538 during the period. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 80,411 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,915,397 as 30,950 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Colombia, 537 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 90,890. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,518,046 as 30,000 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The United States has reported 16,925 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 34,192,023. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 612,240 with 520 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.