COVID-19 death toll tops 52 lakh globally
Published: 09:45 AM, 27 November 2021 Updated: 02:03 PM, 27 November 2021
In the last 24 hours, 569,876 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 6,337 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Friday, 590,419 COVID-19 patients were detected while 7,297 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Saturday morning (27-11-2021), a total of 260,877,017 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 5,206,265 while 235,679,163 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Russia has registered 1,235 deaths and 34,690 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 270,292 and counting the overall caseload to 9,502,879 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
Ukraine has seen the second-highest death toll of 608 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 84,149. The total number of cases has exceeded 3,400,340 with 15,936 new infections.
Poland has registered the third-highest death toll of 421 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 82,607 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,461,066 with 26,735 new cases.
In Germany, 374 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 101,170. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 5,695,206 as 72,159 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The US has reported 37,686 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 49,050,917. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 799,138 with 337 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, which was first reported in China in 2019, is affecting 222 countries and territories around the world.