World logs 9,778 COVID deaths in a day
Published: 10:33 AM, 27 February 2021 Updated: 09:58 AM, 28 February 2021
In the last 24 hours, 432,632 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,778 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Friday, 451,086 COVID-19 patients were detected while 10,723 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Saturday morning (27-02-2021), a total of 113,988,846 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,529,393 while 89,544,513 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 2,246 deaths and 80,625 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 523,082 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 29,136,912 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,327 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 252,988. The total number of cases has exceeded 10,457,794 with 63,908 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 877 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 183,692 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,069,370 as 8,462 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Russia, 428 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 85,304. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,223,186 as 11,086 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Germany has reported 9,687 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,436,506. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 70,421 with 418 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.