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World logs 14,792 more deaths, 826,719 new cases

 International Desk

 Published: 10:31 AM, 9 January 2021   Updated: 03:55 PM, 9 January 2021

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 826,719 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 14,792 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

As of Saturday morning (09-01-2021), a total of 89,356,726 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,922,100 while 64,009,522 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 3,914 deaths and 301,655 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 378,149 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 22,456,902 have been infected so far. 

The UK has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,325 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 79,833. The total number of cases has exceeded 2,957,472 with 68,053 new infections. 

Germany has registered the third-highest death toll of 1,143 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 40,401 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,895,139 as 25,811 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

In Brazil, 1,044 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 201,542. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 8,015,920 as 54,247 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Mexico has reported 13,734 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,493,569. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 131,031 with 1,044 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.