Nearly 4 lakh cases, 6083 deaths recorded in a day globally
Published: 01:38 PM, 15 October 2020
In the last 24 hours, 381,466 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 6,083 died from the pandemic. The United States has seen the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
As of Thursday noon, a total of 38,756,214 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,097,002 while 29,130,715 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 970 deaths and 59,693 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 221,843 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 8,150,043 have been infected so far.
Brazil has registered the second-highest death toll of 716 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 151,779 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,141,498 as 26,675 new cases were confirmed during the period.
India reported 67,988 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,305,070 while 6,380,456 people have recuperated so far. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 111,311 with 694 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.
Mexico has seen the fourth-highest death toll of 475 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 84,420. The total number of cases has exceeded to 825,340 with 4,295 new infections.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 214 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.