US sees highest Covid-19 deaths in a day globally...

Dhaka, Thursday   29 October 2020

US sees highest Covid-19 deaths in a day globally

 International Desk

 Published: 12:09 PM, 14 October 2020   Updated: 06:28 PM, 14 October 2020

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 313,286 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 5,011 died from the pandemic. The United States has seen the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

As of Wednesday noon, a total of 38,370,434 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,090,921 while 28,853,981 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data. 

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 843 deaths and 51,534 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 220,873 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 8,090,253 have been infected so far.  

India reported 63,517 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,237,082 while 6,298,705 people have recuperated so far. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 110,617 with 723 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. 

The Latin American country of Argentina has seen the third-highest death toll of 386 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 24,572. The total number of cases has exceeded to 917,035 with 13,305 new infections. 

Brazil has registered the fourth-highest death toll of 354 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 151,063 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,114,823 as 11,415 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 214 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.