World sees 4,236 more COVID-19 deaths...

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World sees 4,236 more COVID-19 deaths

 International Desk

 Published: 10:01 AM, 18 October 2021  

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In the last 24 hours, 301,992 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 4,236 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Sunday, 346,865 COVID-19 patients were detected while 5,400 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.

As of Monday morning (18-10-2021), a total of 241,475,261 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to  4,914,142 while   218,702,521 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

Russia has registered 997 deaths and 34,303 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 223,312 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 7,992,687 have been infected so far.

Mexico has seen the second-highest death toll of 313 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 284,321. The total number of cases has exceeded 3,755,063 with 5,203 new infections.

Romania has registered the third-highest death toll of 298 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 41,781 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,457,260 with 11,546 new cases.

In Ukraine, 219 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 60,633. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,635,170 as 11,288 new cases were confirmed during the period.

Iran has reported 11,396 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 5,784,815. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 124,075 with 199 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.