Global daily COVID-19 infections, deaths rise alarmingly...

Dhaka, Wednesday   16 June 2021

Global daily COVID-19 infections, deaths rise alarmingly

 International Desk

 Published: 10:15 AM, 10 June 2021   Updated: 10:37 AM, 10 June 2021

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 420,270 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 14,091 died from the pandemic. India has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

Earlier on Wednesday, 10,231 COVID-19 patients were detected while 362,513 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Thursday morning (10-06-2021), a total of 175,174,825 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,777,021 while 158,684,309 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

India has registered 6,138 deaths and 93,896 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 359,695 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 29,182,072 have been infected so far.  

Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 2,484 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 479,791. The total number of cases has exceeded 17,125,357 with 87,097 new infections. 

Argentina has registered the third-highest death toll of 605 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 83,272 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,038,528 as 29,757 new cases were confirmed during the period.  

In Colombia, 550 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 93,473. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,635,835 as 24,233 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

The US has reported 14,201 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 34,264,727. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 613,494 with 452 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

The coronavirus, that was first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.