World sees 7,271 COVID deaths, infections fall in a day
Published: 10:08 AM, 6 April 2021 Updated: 12:07 PM, 6 April 2021
The number of Covid-19 cases declined globally, however, the number of deaths from the pandemic increased in a day. In the last 24 hours, 469,530 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,271 died from the pandemic.
Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic while India has recorded the highest number of infections during the period.
Earlier on Monday, 535,111 COVID-19 patients were detected while 6,746 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Tuesday morning (06-04-2021), a total of 132,412,964 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,873,660 while 106,696,410 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data, a website that provides counters and real-time statistics on Covid-19.
Brazil has registered 1,623 deaths and 38,233 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 333,153 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 13,023,189 have been infected so far.
India has seen the second-highest death toll of 445 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 165,577. The total number of cases has exceeded 12,684,477 with 96,557 new infections.
In the United States, the country that is still on top of Covid-19 deaths and cases, 415 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 569,197. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 31,490,563 as 50,329 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Russia has registered the fourth-highest death toll of 343 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 100,717 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,589,540 as 8,646 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Turkey has reported 42,551 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,529,601. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 32,456 with 193 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.