World witnesses over 9,000 new deaths...

Dhaka, Wednesday   16 June 2021

World witnesses over 9,000 new deaths

 International Desk

 Published: 10:04 AM, 6 June 2021   Updated: 12:34 PM, 6 June 2021

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 394,844 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,013 died from the pandemic. India has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period. 

Earlier on Saturday, 10,248 COVID-19 patients were detected while 416,783 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Sunday morning (06-06-2021), a total of 173,717,565 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 3,736,092 while 156,586,510 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

India has registered 2,683 deaths and 114,537 new cases in the last 24 hours. With this, a total of 346,784 people died in the South Asian country due to the pandemic and 28,808,372 have been infected so far.  

Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,661 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 472,629. The total number of cases has exceeded 16,907,425 with 65,471 new infections. 

Colombia has registered the third-highest death toll of 532 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 91,422 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,547,017 as 28,971 new cases were confirmed during the period.  

In Argentina, 456 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 80,867. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,939,024 as 23,627 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Russia has reported 9,145 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 5,117,274. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 123,436 with 399 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

The coronavirus, that was first reported in China in 2019, is now affecting 220 countries and territories around the world.