World sees 8,523 fresh COVID-19 fatalities
Published: 10:08 AM, 19 June 2021 Updated: 12:31 PM, 19 June 2021
In the last 24 hours, 400,897 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 8,523 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Friday, 8,740 COVID-19 patients were detected while 388,187 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Saturday morning (19-06-2021), a total of 178,602,064 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,866,932 while 163,123,080 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Brazil has registered 2,449 deaths and 98,135 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 498,621 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 17,802,176 have been infected so far.
India has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,269 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 385,167. The total number of cases has exceeded 29,822,764 with 60,800 new infections.
Colombia has registered the third-highest death toll of 590 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 98,746 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,888,614 as 28,790 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Argentina, 458 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 88,247. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,242,763 as 20,363 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Russia has reported 17,262 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 5,281,309. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 128,445 with 453 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.