World logs over 13,000 deaths in 24hrs
Published: 11:41 AM, 6 January 2021
In the last 24 hours, 683,539 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 13,106 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
As of Wednesday morning (06-01-2021), a total of 86,834,916 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,875,520 while 61,533,599 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 3,499 deaths and 225,558 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 365,620 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 21,578,606 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,186 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 197,777. The total number of cases has exceeded 7,812,007 with 57,447 new infections.
The UK has registered the third-highest death toll of 830 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 76,305 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,774,479 as 60,916 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Italy, 649 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 76,329. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,181,619 as 15,378 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Mexico has reported 6,464 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,455,219. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 127,757 with 544 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.