World logs 5,725 COVID-19 deaths
Published: 11:49 AM, 21 September 2021 Updated: 03:25 PM, 21 September 2021
In the last 24 hours, 401,445 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 5,725 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Monday, 423,872 COVID-19 patients were detected while 6,249 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Tuesday morning (21-09-2021), a total of 229,842,453 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,713,807 while 206,514,980 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Russia has registered 778 deaths and 19,744 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 198,996 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 7,294,672 have been infected so far.
The US has seen the second-highest death toll of 746 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 694,619. The total number of cases has exceeded 43,107,628 with 86,072 new infections.
Iran has registered the third-highest death toll of 344 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 117,526 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,442,232 as 17,397 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Malaysia, 301 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 23,744. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,112,175 as 14,345 new cases were confirmed during the period.
India has reported 24,925 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 33,502,744. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 445,416 with 251 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.