World logs 9,655 COVID-19 deaths in 24hrs
Published: 10:12 AM, 6 March 2021
In the last 24 hours, 447,051 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,655 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Friday, 452,192 COVID-19 patients were detected while 10,131 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Saturday morning 06-03-2021), a total of 116,670,105 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,592,085 while 92,282,109 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 1,794 deaths and 67,281 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 535,563 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 29,593,704 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,760 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 262,948. The total number of cases has exceeded 10,871,843 with 75,337 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 822 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 188,866 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,112,508 as 7,521 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Spain, 637 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 71,138. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,149,012 as 6,654 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Russia has reported 11,024 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 4,301,159. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 88,285 with 462 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.