World witnesses 11,719 COVID-19 deaths in a day...

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World witnesses 11,719 COVID-19 deaths in a day

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:44 PM, 25 November 2020   Updated: 03:44 PM, 25 November 2020

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In the last 24 hours, 543,335 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 11,719 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

As of Wednesday afternoon (25-11-2020), a total of 60,168,535 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,416,116 while 41,622,733 patients have recovered, according to worldometers data. 

The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 2,194 deaths and 175,168 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 265,898 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 12,955,145 have been infected so far.  

European country Italy has registered the second-highest death toll of 853 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 51,306 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,455,022 as 23,232 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Latin American country Brazil reported 33,445 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 6,121,449. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 170,179 with 638 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

In UK, 608 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 55,838. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,538,794 as 11,299 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

France has seen the fifth-highest death toll of 592 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 50,237. The total number of cases has exceeded to 2,153,815 with 9,155 new infections. 

The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances. 

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