Over 14,000 COVID-19 deaths globally in a day
Published: 10:11 AM, 22 April 2021 Updated: 11:11 AM, 22 April 2021
In the last 24 hours, 881,026 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 14,089 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Wednesday, 832,657 COVID-19 patients were detected while 13,881 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Thursday morning (22-04-2021), a total of 144,442,942 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,071,758 while 122,635,044 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Brazil has registered 3,157 deaths and 71,910 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 381,687 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 14,122,795 have been infected so far.
India has seen the second-highest death toll of 2,102 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 184,672. The total number of cases has exceeded 15,924,806 with 315,802 new infections.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered the third-highest death toll of 876 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 583,330 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 32,602,051 as 65,057 new cases were confirmed during the period. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections.
In Poland, 740 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 63,473. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,718,493 as 13,926 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Mexico has reported 4,262 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,311,172. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 213,048 with 582 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world.