US records 4,100 COVID-19 deaths in a day
Published: 11:14 AM, 7 January 2021 Updated: 03:43 PM, 7 January 2021
In the last 24 hours, 781,103 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 14,518 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
As of Thursday morning (07-01-2021), a total of 87,640,402 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,891,692 while 63,131,926 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 4,100 deaths and 260,973 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 369,990 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 21,857,616 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,266 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 199,043. The total number of cases has exceeded 7,874,539 with 62,532 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 1,065 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 128,822 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,466,490 as 11,271 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In the UK, 1,041 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 77,346. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,836,801 as 62,322 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Germany has reported 26,651 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,841,228. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 38,199 with 1,019 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.