World records over 12,000 COVID-19 deaths in a day
Published: 11:23 AM, 26 November 2020
In the last 24 hours, 609,207 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 12,007 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
As of Thursday morning (26-11-2020), a total of 60,720,944 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,426,840 while 42,032,082 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 2,302 deaths and 180,903 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 268,219 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 13,137,962 have been infected so far.
Mexico has registered the second-highest death toll of 813 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 102,739 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,060,152 as 10,794 new cases were confirmed during the period.
European country Italy reported 25,853 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,480,874. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 52,028 with 722 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
In UK, 696 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 56,533. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,557,007 as 18,213 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Poland has seen the fifth-highest death toll of 674 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 14,988. The total number of cases has exceeded to 924,422 with 15,362 new infections.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.