World sees 11,047 COVID-19 deaths in a day
Published: 10:09 AM, 7 February 2021 Updated: 01:44 PM, 7 February 2021
In the last 24 hours, 421,959 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 11,047 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
As of Sunday morning (07-02-2021), a total of 106,342,901 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,320,445 while 77,980,164 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 2,730 deaths and 105,983 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 473,528 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 27,519,636 have been infected so far.
Mexico has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,368 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 164,290. The total number of cases has exceeded 1,912,871 with 13,051 new infections.
Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 942 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 231,069 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 9,497,795 as 48,707 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In the UK, 828 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 112,092. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,929,835 as 18,262 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Russia has reported 16,627 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,951,233 The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 76,229 with 497 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.