COVID-19 claims over 5000 more lives globally
Published: 09:30 AM, 28 November 2021
In the last 24 hours, 481,926 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 5,384 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Saturday, 581,754 COVID-19 patients were detected while 6,920 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Sunday morning (28-11-2021), a total of 261,370,580 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 5,212,352 while 236,063,945 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Russia has registered 1,239 deaths and 33,946 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 271,531 and counting the overall caseload to 9,536,825 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
Ukraine has seen the second-highest death toll of 568 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 84,717. The total number of cases has exceeded 3,414,540 with 14,200 new infections.
Poland has registered the third-highest death toll of 378 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 82,986 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,487,254 with 26,182 new cases.
In Brazil, 236 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 614,236. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 22,076,863 as 9,233 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Turkey has reported 23,759 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 8,724,400. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 76,233 with 192 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.