World sees 11,968 more COVID deaths...

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World sees 11,968 more COVID deaths

 International Desk

 Published: 10:13 AM, 29 May 2021   Updated: 02:11 PM, 29 May 2021

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 505,813 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 11,968 died from the pandemic. India has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

Earlier on Friday, 11,726 COVID-19 patients were detected while 537,790 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Saturday morning (29-05-2021), a total of 170,152,361 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,537,906 while 151,974,462 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

India has registered 3,563 deaths and 171,726 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 322,384 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 27,719,431 have been infected so far.  

Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 2,418 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 459,171. The total number of cases has exceeded 16,392,657 with 50,495 new infections. 

The US has registered the third-highest death toll of 627 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 608,961 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 34,022,657 as 22,813 new cases were confirmed during the period.  

In Argentina, 558 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 76,693. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,702,422 as 39,207 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Colombia has reported 23,374 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,342,567. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 87,207 with 514 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.