World logs 13,960 COVID deaths in a day
Published: 09:50 AM, 19 May 2021 Updated: 01:30 PM, 19 May 2021
Around 612,421 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 13,960 died from the pandemic. India has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Tuesday, 10,733 COVID-19 patients were detected while 535,371 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Wednesday morning (19-05-2021), a total of 164,891,180 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,418,528 while 143,845,604 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
India has reported 4,525 deaths, the highest deaths so far, and 267,174 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 283,276 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 25,495,144 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 2,517 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 439,379. The total number of cases has exceeded 15,735,485 with 74,379 new infections.
The United States has the third-highest death toll of 733 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 601,330 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 33,774,945 as 27,506 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Argentina, 744 more people succumbed to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 71,771. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,371,508 as 35,543 new cases were confirmed during the period.
France has reported 17,210 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 5,898,347. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 108,040 with 198 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.