World records 15,711 COVID-19 deaths in a day
Published: 11:25 AM, 13 January 2021 Updated: 03:59 PM, 13 January 2021
In the last 24 hours, 663,353 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 15,711 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 (13-01-2021), a total of 92,009,660 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,970,095 while 65,822,734 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 4,259 deaths and 222,121 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 389,599 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 23,368,225 have been infected so far.
The UK has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,243 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 83,203. The total number of cases has exceeded 3,164,051 with 45,533 new infections.
Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 1,109 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 204,726 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 8,195,637 as 61,804 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Germany, 1,106 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 43,203. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,957,492 as 16,415 new cases were confirmed during the period.
South Africa has reported 13,105 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,259,748. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 34,334 with 755 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.