World records 9,955 COVID deaths in 24hrs
Published: 02:10 PM, 5 March 2021
In the last 24 hours, 446,747 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,955 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Thursday, 440,965 COVID-19 patients were detected while 10,838 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Friday afternoon (05-03-2021), a total of 116,233,565 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,581,943 while 91,902,761 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 1,993 deaths and 68,321 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 533,636 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 29,526,086 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,786 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 261,188. The total number of cases has exceeded 10,796,506 with 74,285 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 857 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 188,044 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,104,987 as 7,793 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Russia, 475 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 87,823. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,290,135 as 11,385 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Spain has reported 6,037 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,142,358. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 70,501 with 254 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.