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World logs over 8,000 deaths in a day

 International Desk

 Published: 10:39 AM, 12 April 2021   Updated: 02:51 PM, 12 April 2021

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 632,509 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 8,010 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

Earlier on Sunday, 704,500 COVID-19 patients were detected while 10,545 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Monday morning (12-04-2021), a total of 136,641,901 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,949,409 while 109,881,553 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Brazil has registered 1,824 deaths and 37,537 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 353,293 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 13,482,543 have been infected so far.  

India has seen the second-highest death toll of 904 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 170,209. The total number of cases has exceeded 13,525,379 with 169,914 new infections. 

In Russia, 337 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 102,986. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,641,390 as 8,702 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Italy has reported 15,746 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,769,814. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 114,254 with 331 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

Colombia has registered the fifth-highest death toll of 281 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 65,889 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,536,198 as 17,483 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.