Over 2.93m die from COVID-19 globally...

Dhaka, Tuesday   18 May 2021

Over 2.93m die from COVID-19 globally

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:52 AM, 11 April 2021   Updated: 09:51 AM, 15 April 2021

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 703,555 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 11,274 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

Earlier on Saturday, 786,295 COVID-19 patients were detected while 13,318 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Sunday morning (11-04-2021), a total of 136,011,733 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,939,193 while 109,368,857 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Brazil has registered 2,535 deaths and 69,592 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 351,469 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 13,445,006 have been infected so far.  

Mexico has seen the second-highest death toll of 874 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 207,020. The total number of cases has exceeded 2,272,064 with 5,045 new infections. 

In India, 838 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 169,305. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 13,355,465 as 152,682 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Poland has reported 24,856 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,552,898. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 58,176 with 749 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered the fifth-highest death toll of 740 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 575,593 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 31,869,980 as 66,764 new cases were confirmed during the period. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.