World witnesses 7,479 more COVID-19 deaths...

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World witnesses 7,479 more COVID-19 deaths

 International Desk

 Published: 09:42 AM, 21 October 2021   Updated: 12:15 PM, 21 October 2021

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In the last 24 hours, 451,734 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,479 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Wednesday, 421,045 COVID-19 patients were detected while 7,449 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.

As of Thursday morning (21-10-2021), a total of 242,805,676 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 4,937,596 while 220,081,790 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

The US has registered 2,005 deaths and 80,425 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 751,811 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 46,092,362 have been infected so far.

Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,028 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 226,353. The total number of cases has exceeded 8,094,825 with 34,073 new infections.

Ukraine has registered the third-highest death toll of 495 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 61,843 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,679,185 with 18,912 new cases.

In Mexico, 446 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 284,923. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,762,689 as 4,220 new cases were confirmed during the period.

Romania has reported 17,158 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,503,422. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 43,039 with 414 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.