Nearly 33 lakh die of COVID-19 globally
Published: 09:31 AM, 9 May 2021 Updated: 01:12 PM, 9 May 2021
In the last 24 hours, 783,013 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 13,022 died from the pandemic. India has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Sturday, 836,030 COVID-19 patients were detected while 13,738 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Sunday morning (09-05-2021), a total of 158,320,934 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,296,698 while 135,771,725 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
India has registered 4,133 deaths and 409,300 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 242,398 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 22,295,911 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 2,091 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 421,484. The total number of cases has exceeded 15,150,628 with 63,268 new infections.
The US has registered the third-highest death toll of 648 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 595,588 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 33,454,581 as 35,755 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Colombia, 492 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 77,359. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,985,536 as 16,910 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Mexico has reported 3,043 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,361,874. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 218,657 with 484 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.