World logs 14,021 COVID deaths, infections rise in 24hrs
Published: 11:06 AM, 7 May 2021 Updated: 11:06 AM, 7 May 2021
In the last 24 hours, 14,021 people died of coronavirus around the world while 854,667 people have been diagnosed with the pandemic. India has registered the highest number of infections and deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Thursday, 837,731 COVID-19 patients were detected while 14,278 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Friday morning (07-05-2021), a total of 156,707,444 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,269,813 while 134,088,635 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
India, the worst-hit country by the second wave of coronavirus, has registered 3,920 deaths and 414,433 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 234,071 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 21,485,285 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 2,531 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 417,176. The total number of cases has exceeded 15,009,023 with 72,559 new infections.
The US, another worst-hit country by the pandemic, has seen the third-highest death toll of 860 during the period. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 594,006 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 33,369,192 as 47,819 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Poland, 510 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 68,993. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,818,378 as 6,431 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Argentina has reported 24,086 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,095,582. The death toll due to the COVID-19 climbed to 66,263 with 398 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.