US sees over 100,000 new cases in a day
Published: 11:18 AM, 31 October 2020 Updated: 01:00 PM, 31 October 2020
In the last 24 hours, 573,616 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,490 died from the pandemic. The United States has seen the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. The country registered more than one lakh COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours.
As of Saturday morning, a total of 45,921,698 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,193,909 while 33,252,218 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 988 deaths and 101,461 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 235,159 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 9,316,297 have been infected so far.
India reported 48,120 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 8,136,166 while 7,430,911 people have recuperated so far. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 121,681 with 550 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. India has the second-highest number of active cases and ranks third in the COVID-19 death toll.
France has seen the third-highest death toll of 545 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 36,565. The total number of cases has exceeded to 1,331,984 with 49,215 new infections.
The Latin American country of Brazil has registered the fourth-highest death toll of 529 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 159,562 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,519,528 as 23,126 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 215 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.