World sees nearly 9500 COVID deaths in a day
Published: 10:13 AM, 17 June 2021 Updated: 03:00 PM, 17 June 2021
In the last 24 hours, 397,964 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,462 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
Earlier on Wednesday, 9,246 COVID-19 patients were detected while 371,944 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Tuesday morning (17-06-2021), a total of 177,813,953 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,848,876 while 162,317,440 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Brazil has registered 2,673 deaths and 85,861 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 493,837 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 17,629,714 have been infected so far.
India has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,411 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 381,931. The total number of cases has exceeded 29,699,555 with 67,294 new infections.
Argentina has registered the third-highest death toll of 646 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 87,261 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,198,620 as 25,878 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Colombia, 595 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 97,560. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,829,879 as 27,827 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The US has reported 14,063 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 34,365,985. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 616,150 with 434 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.