World sees decline in COVID fatalities, infections
Published: 10:26 AM, 28 May 2021 Updated: 01:50 PM, 28 May 2021
The number of deaths and active cases from the coronavirus or Covid-19 has declined in the last 24 hours. About 537,676 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide while 11,643 people succumbed to the disease in the span of the period. At the time, India has registered the highest number of deaths and infections from the pandemic.
Earlier on Thursday, 561,138 COVID-19 patients were detected while 12,349 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Friday morning (28-05-2021), a total of 169,632,561 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,525,113 while 151,337,721 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
India has registered 3,558 deaths and 179,770 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 318,821 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 27,547,705 have been infected so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 2,130 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 456,753. The total number of cases has exceeded 16,342,162 with 66,722 new infections.
The United States, the worst-hit country by the first wave of the pandemic, has registered the third-highest death toll of 630 during the time.
With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 607,726 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 33,999,680 as 24,393 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Argentina, 547 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 76,135. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,663,215 as 41,080 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Colombia has reported 25,092 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,319,193. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 86,693 with 513 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.