Over 5000 more COVID deaths globally
Published: 08:46 AM, 26 October 2021 Updated: 10:39 AM, 26 October 2021
In the last 24 hours, 329,815 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 5,244 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Monday, 350,118 COVID-19 patients were detected while 5,045 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Tuesday morning (26-10-2021), a total of 244,817,674 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,970,164 while 221,954,287 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
COVID claims over 49.63 lakh lives globally
Russia has registered 1,069 deaths and 37,930 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 231,669 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 8,279,573 have been infected so far.
The US has seen the second-highest death toll of 510 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 757,849. The total number of cases has exceeded 46,417,525 with 48,771 new infections.
India has registered the third-highest death toll of 357 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 455,100 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 34,201,357 with 11,873 new cases.
In Ukraine, 330 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 64,202. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,784,039 as 14,634 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Romania has reported 9,187 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,571,115. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 44,980 with 299 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.