World sees nearly 7500 more COVID deaths
Published: 08:59 AM, 14 October 2021 Updated: 12:26 PM, 14 October 2021
In the last 24 hours, 439,075 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,481 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Wednesday, 400,086 COVID-19 patients were detected while 6,885 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Thursday morning (14-10-2021), a total of 239,906,909 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,888,708 while 217,246,187 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US has registered 1,813 deaths and 99,206 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 739,762 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 45,546,217 have been infected so far.
Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 984 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 219,329. The total number of cases has exceeded 28,717 with 28,717 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 546 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 282,773 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,732,429 with 7,187 new cases.
In Ukraine, 471 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 59,523. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,578,394 as 16,309 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Romania has reported 15,733 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,398,264. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 40,461 with 382 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.