World sees 10,200 more COVID deaths
Published: 08:58 AM, 16 September 2021 Updated: 01:56 PM, 16 September 2021
In the last 24 hours, 562,484 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 10,200 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Wednesday, 523,554 COVID-19 patients were detected while 9,093 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Thursday morning (16-09-2021), a total of 227,252,757 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,673,481 while 203,937,717 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US has registered 2,282 deaths and 164,509 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 685,023 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 42,479,780 have been infected so far.
Mexico has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,046 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 269,015. The total number of cases has exceeded 3,528,972 with 12,929 new infections.
Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 793 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 588,640 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,034,610 as 14,780 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Russia, 792 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 195,041. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 7,194,926 as 18,841 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Iran has reported 19,731 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 5,360,387. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 115,619 with 452 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, which was first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.