World sees 575,620 more Covid-19 cases, 13,848 deaths
Published: 11:13 AM, 24 January 2021
In the last 24 hours, 575,620 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 13,848 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 (24-01-2021), a total of 99,329,124 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,130,420 while 71,370,913 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 3,427 deaths and 172,913 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 427,635 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 25,566,789 have been infected so far.
Mexico has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,440 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 147,614. The total number of cases has exceeded 1,732,290 with 21,007 new infections.
The UK has registered the third-highest death toll of 1,348 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 97,329 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,617,459 as 33,552 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Brazil, 1,176 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 216,475. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 8,816,254 as 61,121 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Russia has reported 20,921 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,698,273. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 68,971 with 559 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.