World sees nearly 10,000 more COVID deaths
Published: 10:10 AM, 9 September 2021 Updated: 10:11 AM, 9 September 2021
In the last 24 hours, 598,953 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,751 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Wednesday, 539,646 COVID-19 patients were detected while 8,604 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Thursday morning (09-09-2021), a total of 223,435,440 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,610,298 while 199,950,970 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US has registered 1,700 deaths and 157,759 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 671,183 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 41,397,587 have been infected so far.
Mexico has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,071 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 264,541. The total number of cases has exceeded 3,449,295 with 15,784 new infections.
Russia has registered the third-highest death toll of 797 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 189,582 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 7,065,904 as 18,024 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Indonesia, 626 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 137,782. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,147,365 as 6,731 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Iran has reported 26,854 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 5,210,978. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 112,430 with 538 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.