Nearly 6000 more die of COVID globally
Published: 08:50 AM, 26 September 2021 Updated: 09:53 AM, 26 September 2021
In the last 24 hours, 380,562 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 5,950 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Saturday, 502,101 COVID-19 patients were detected while 8,507 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Sunday morning (26-09-2021), a total of 232,276,713 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,757,299 while 208,885,597 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Russia has registered 822 deaths and 22,041 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 203,095 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 7,398,415 have been infected so far.
The US has seen the second-highest death toll of 765 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 706,058. The total number of cases has exceeded 43,725,604 with 54,114 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 564 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 274,703 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,619,115 with 10,139 new cases.
In Brazil, 548 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 594,246. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,343,304 as 15,688 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Iran has reported 10,843 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 5,519,728. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 119,082 with 290 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, which was first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.