World sees 15,879 COVID-19 deaths in a day
Published: 11:43 AM, 27 January 2021 Updated: 10:54 AM, 28 January 2021
In the last 24 hours, 528,698 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 15,879 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
As of Wednesday morning (27-01-2021), a total of 100,837,646 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,167,096 while 72,864,912 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 4,045 deaths and 148,265 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 435,452 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 26,011,222 have been infected so far.
The UK has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,631 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 100,162. The total number of cases has exceeded 3,689,746 with 20,089 new infections.
Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 1,206 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 218,918 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 8,936,590 as 63,626 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Germany, 988 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 54,390. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,163,113 as 8,457 new cases were confirmed during the period.
South Africa has reported 6,041 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,423,578. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 41,797 with 680 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.