Over 6000 COVID deaths logged worldwide in a day
Published: 11:19 AM, 1 March 2021 Updated: 02:06 PM, 1 March 2021
In the last 24 hours, 311,706 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 6,169 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Sunday, 388,564 COVID-19 patients were detected while 8,107 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Monday morning 01-03-2021), a total of 114,689,717 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,543,314 while 89,927,900 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 1,283 deaths and 49,412 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 525,776 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 29,255,344 have been infected so far.
Mexico has seen the second-highest death toll of 783 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 185,257. The total number of cases has exceeded 2,084,128 with 7,246 new infections.
Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 755 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 255,018 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 10,551,259 as 34,027 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Russia, 379 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 86,122. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,246,079 as 11,359 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Peru has reported 5,942 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,329,805. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 46,494 with 195 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.