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World counts 10,464 COVID deaths, 661,470 cases in a day

 International Desk

 Published: 12:56 PM, 30 July 2021  

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In the last 24 hours, 661,470 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus or COVID-19 around the world while 10,464 people died from the pandemic. Indonesia has registered the highest number of deaths, then Brazil has reported the second-highest deaths while the United States has logged the highest number of infections from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Thursday, 659,109 COVID-19 patients were detected while 10,135 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.

As of Friday afternoon (30-07-2021), a total of 197,385,970 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,214,947 while 178,537,401 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Indonesia – the new hotspot of coronavirus or Covid-19 – has registered 1,893 deaths till Thursday morning. Besides, 43,479 new cases were reported in the span of 24 hours. Earlier, the county has recorded the highest 2,069 deaths on Wednesday.

With the daily counts during the period, a total of 90,552 people died in the Southeast Asian country while 3,331,206 people have been infected due to the pandemic so far.

Brazil has registered the second-highest death toll of 1,354 during the time. With his, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 554,626 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 19,839,369 as 41,853 new cases were confirmed during the period.

Russia has seen the third-highest death toll of 799 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 156,977. The total number of cases has exceeded 6,218,502 with 23,270 new virus cases.

In India, 549 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 423,244. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 31,571,295 as 44,673 new cases were confirmed during the period.

The United States has reported 92,485 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 35,584,272. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 628,492 with 398 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.

The coronavirus, which was first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.