Over 5500 more COVID-19 deaths globally
Published: 09:43 AM, 10 October 2021 Updated: 09:44 AM, 10 October 2021
In the last 24 hours, 349,956 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 5,520 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Saturday, 450,680 COVID-19 patients were detected while 7,665 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Sunday morning (10-10-2021), a total of 238,351,150 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,862,825 while 215,482,130 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Russia has registered 968 deaths and 29,362 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 215,453 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 7,746,718 have been infected so far.
The US has seen the second-highest death toll of 581 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 733,058. The total number of cases has exceeded 45,179,209 with 42,357 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 489 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 281,610 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,714,392 with 7,158 new cases.
In Brazil, 387 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 600,880. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,567,181 as 16,451 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Romania has reported 14,019 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,346,240. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 39,209 with 279 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.