World registers 9105 deaths, 487273 infections in a day
Published: 11:12 AM, 29 December 2020 Updated: 01:41 PM, 29 December 2020
In the last 24 hours, 487,273 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,105 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
As of Tuesday morning (29-12-2020), a total of 81,673,086 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,781,539 while 57,799,127 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 1,966 deaths and 186,296 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 343,182 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 19,781,624 have been infected so far.
Germany has seen the second-highest death toll of 674 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 31,176. The total number of cases has exceeded 1,670,194 with 14,872 new infections.
Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 495 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 191,641 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 7,506,890 as 22,605 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Russia, 487 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 55,265. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,078,035 as 27,787 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The European country of Italy has reported 8,585 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,056,277. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 72,370 with 445 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.