Global daily infections, deaths from COVID-19 fall...

Dhaka, Monday   26 October 2020

Global daily infections, deaths from COVID-19 fall

 International Desk

 Published: 12:20 PM, 12 October 2020   Updated: 05:51 PM, 12 October 2020

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In the last 24 hours, 278,083 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 3,874 died from the pandemic. India has seen the highest number of infections and deaths during the period.  

As of Monday noon, a total of 37,754,464 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,081,500 while 28,361,239 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data. 

India reported 67,757 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,119,300 while 6,146,427 people have recuperated so far. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 109,184 with 813 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. India has the second-highest number of active cases and ranks third in the COVID-19 death toll. 

The United States, the worst-hit country in the world, has seen the second-highest death toll of 325 in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 219,695 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 7,991,998 have been infected so far.  

The Latin American country of Argentina has seen the third-highest death toll of 287 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 23,868. The total number of cases has exceeded to 894,206 with 10,324 new infections. 

Brazil has registered the fourth-highest death toll of 270 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 150,506 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,094,979 as 3,139 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 214 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.