Over 8000 deaths reported in 24hrs globally
Published: 10:04 AM, 28 February 2021 Updated: 03:57 PM, 28 February 2021
In the last 24 hours, 387,697 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 8,048 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Saturday, 433,631 COVID-19 patients were detected while 9,892 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Sunday morning (28-02-2021), a total of 114,375,487 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,537,537 while 89,927,900 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 1,554 deaths and 64,320 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 524,669 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 29,202,824 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,275 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 254,263. The total number of cases has exceeded 10,517,232 with 59,438 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 782 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 184,474 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,076,882 as 7,512 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Russia, 439 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 85,743. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,234,720 as 11,534 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Poland has reported 12,100 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,696,885. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 43,656 with 303 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.