World sees nearly 11000 COVID deaths in a day...

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World sees nearly 11000 COVID deaths in a day

 International Desk

 Published: 10:27 AM, 4 March 2021  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 440,965 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 10,838 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

Earlier on Wednesday, 372,432 COVID-19 patients were detected while 9,553 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Thursday morning 04-03-2021), a total of 115,765,405 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 2,571,756 while 91,466,931 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 2,350 deaths and 66,879 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 531,652 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 29,456,377 have been infected so far. 

Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,840 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 259,402. The total number of cases has exceeded 10,722,221 with 74,376 new infections. 

Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 1,035 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 187,187 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,097,194 as 7,913 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

In Russia, 452 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 87,348. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,278,750 as 10,535 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Spain has reported 6,137 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,136,321. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 70,247 with 446 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 219 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.