World logs 4,657 more COVID-19 deaths
Published: 08:47 AM, 12 October 2021 Updated: 11:29 AM, 12 October 2021
In the last 24 hours, 315,153 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 4,657 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Monday, 331,876 COVID-19 patients were detected while 4,649 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Tuesday morning (12-10-2021), a total of 239,027,175 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,872,739 while 216,270,652 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Russia has registered 957 deaths and 29,409 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 217,372 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 7,804,774 have been infected so far.
The US has seen the second-highest death toll of 406 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 734,611. The total number of cases has exceeded 45,313,353 with 50,466 new infections.
Iran has registered the third-highest death toll of 276 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 122,868 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,716,394 with 13,504 new cases.
In Brazil, 219 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 601,266. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,582,738 as 6,918 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Romania has reported 9,148 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,365,788. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 39,629 with 209 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, which was first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.