World logs 10,267 COVID deaths in a day
Published: 10:15 AM, 24 February 2021 Updated: 06:23 PM, 24 February 2021
In the last 24 hours, 371,151 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 10,267 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Tuesday, 289,139 COVID-19 patients were detected while 6,624 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Wednesday morning (24-02-2021), a total of 112,651,101 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,496,716 while 88,236,981 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 2,404 deaths and 71,054 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 514,996 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 28,897,718 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,370 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 248,646. The total number of cases has exceeded 10,260,621 with 63,090 new infections.
The UK has registered the third-highest death toll of 548 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 121,305 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,134,639 as 8,489 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Spain, 443 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 68,079. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,161,432 as 7,461 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Germany has reported 5,763 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,405,263. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 69,214 with 442 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.