World logs 14,285 deaths, 872,895 new cases in a day
Published: 11:41 AM, 1 May 2021
Burial is taking place in a cemetery in Manaus, Brazil; Photo: AFP
In the last 24 hours, 872,895 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 14,285 died from the pandemic. India has registered the highest number of deaths and infections from the pandemic during the period.
As of Saturday morning (01-05-2021), a total of 152,027,566 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,193,961 while 129,312,098 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
India has registered 3,522 deaths and 402,110 new cases in the last 24 hours - breaking all the previous records in terms of deaths and infections. With this, a total of 211,835 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 19,157,094 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 2,870 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 404,287. The total number of cases has exceeded 14,665,962 with 73,076 new infections.
The US has registered the third-highest death toll of 784 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 590,055 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 33,103,974 as 59,906 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Mexico, 529 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 216,447. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,340,934 as 3,990 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Argentina has reported 22,420 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,977,363. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 63,865 with 357 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world.