Global Covid-19 cases surpass 147m...

Dhaka, Sunday   09 May 2021

Global Covid-19 cases surpass 147m

 International Desk

 Published: 10:48 AM, 25 April 2021  



In the last 24 hours, 821,674 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 13,390 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths while India has registered the highest number of infections from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Saturday, 896,922 COVID-19 patients were detected while 14,218 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Sunday morning (25-04-2021), a total of 147,057,680 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,112,836 while 124,700,625 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Brazil has registered 2,986 deaths and 70,105 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 389,609 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 14,308,215 have been infected so far.  

India has seen the second-highest death toll of 2,761 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 192,310. The total number of cases has exceeded 16,951,769 with 349,313 new infections. 

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered the third-highest death toll of 742 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 585,880 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 32,789,653 as 53,280 new cases were confirmed during the period. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections.   

In Argentina, 298 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 61,474. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,845,872 as 21,220 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Poland has reported 9,505 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,751,632. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 65,222 with 513 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world.