World sees 6,056 COVID deaths in a day
Published: 10:25 AM, 22 June 2021 Updated: 10:39 AM, 22 June 2021
In the last 24 hours, 279,168 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 6,056 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Monday, 6,337 COVID-19 patients were detected while 302,210 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Tuesday morning (22-06-2021), a total of 179,552,610 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,888,824 while 164,258,399 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Brazil has registered 899 deaths and 41,878 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 502,817 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 17,969,806 have been infected so far.
India has seen the second-highest death toll of 846 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 389,268. The total number of cases has exceeded 29,973,457 with 39,096 new infections.
Colombia has registered the third-highest death toll of 648 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 100,582 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,968,405 as 23,239 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Argentina, 447 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 89,490. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,277,395 as 8,606 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Russia has reported 17,378 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 5,334,204. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 129,801 with 440 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.