World logs 7,869 COVID-19 deaths in a day
Published: 08:39 AM, 1 June 2021 Updated: 10:12 AM, 2 June 2021
In the last 24 hours, 358,179 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,869 died from the pandemic. India has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Monday, 8,461 COVID-19 patients were detected while 408,335 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Tuesday morning (01-06-2021), a total of 171,455,838 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,564,764 while 153,730,061 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
India has registered 2,782 deaths and 126,698 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 331,909 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 28,173,655 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 874 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 462,966. The total number of cases has exceeded 16,547,674 with 32,554 new infections.
Argentina has registered the third-highest death toll of 637 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 78,093 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,781,784 as 28,175 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Colombia, 492 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 88,774. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,406,456 as 23,177 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Russia has reported 8,475 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 5,071,917. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 121,501 with 339 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that was first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.