World sees ‘massive decline’ in COVID deaths, fresh cases
Published: 10:49 AM, 3 October 2021 Updated: 03:16 PM, 3 October 2021
In the last 24 hours, 351,380 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 5,702 died from the pandemic. Russia has reported the highest number of deaths while the United States registered the highest number of infections in the preceding 24 hours.
Earlier on Saturday, 473,892 COVID-19 patients were detected while 7,392 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Sunday morning (03-10-2021), a total of 235,423,808 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,811,637 while 212,238,842 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Russia has registered the maximum number of deaths of 886 in the last 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 209,028, on the other hand, the overall caseload stood at 7,560,767 as 25,219 new cases were counted in the span of 24 hours.
The United States has seen the second-highest death toll of 690 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll to 719,674. The total number of cases has exceeded 44,490,897 with 46,482 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 471 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 277,976 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,671,611 with 7,388 new cases.
In Brazil, 457 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 597,749. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,459,117 as 13,466 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The UK has reported 30,301 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,871,014. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 136,910 with 121 people succumbing to the disease in 24 hours.
The coronavirus, which was first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.