World registers 652,952 more covid-19 cases
Published: 11:57 AM, 23 January 2021 Updated: 06:10 PM, 23 January 2021
In the last 24 hours, 652,952 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 15,953 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
As of Saturday morning (23-01-2021), a total of 98,750,103 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,116,438 while 70,936,750 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 3,886 deaths and 192,065 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 424,177 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 25,390,042 have been infected so far.
Mexico has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,803 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 146,174. The total number of cases has exceeded 1,711,283 with 22,339 new infections.
The UK has registered the third-highest death toll of 1,401 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 95,981 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,583,907 as 40,261 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Brazil, 1,071 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 215,299. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 8,755,133 as 55,319 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Germany has reported 16,366 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,125,261. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 52,020 with 869 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.