Over 2.4m died, 84.8m recovered from Covid-19 worldwide so far
Published: 09:57 AM, 17 February 2021 Updated: 11:40 AM, 17 February 2021
Over 2.4 million people died, 84.8 million people recovered from Covid-19 worldwide so far; File Photo
As of Wednesday morning (17-02-2021), a total of 110,032,362 people has been diagnosed with the Covid-19 worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,429,707 while 84,848,148 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
In the last 24 hours, 342,151 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,777 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Tuesday, 262,943 Covid-19 patients were detected while 6,573 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 1,787 deaths and 63,398 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 499,991 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 28,381,220 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,088 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 240,983. The total number of cases has exceeded 9,921,981 with 55,271 new infections.
The United Kingdom has registered the third-highest death toll of 799 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 118,195 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,058,468 as 10,625 new cases were confirmed during the period.
France has reported 19,590 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,489,129. The death toll due to Covid-19 climbed to 82,812 with 410 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
In Mexico, 450 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 174,657. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,995,892 as 3,098 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.