World logs nearly 8000 more COVID-19 deaths...

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World logs nearly 8000 more COVID-19 deaths

 International Desk

 Published: 10:47 AM, 1 December 2021  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 587,973 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,840 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Tuesday, 475,967 COVID-19 patients were detected while 5,821 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Wednesday morning (1-12-2021), a total of 263,057,085 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 5,233,336 while 237,540,075 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

The US has registered 1,438 deaths and 106,876 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 803,045 and counting the overall caseload to 49,428,913 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,229 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 275,193. The total number of cases has exceeded 9,636,881 with 32,648 new infections. 

Ukraine has registered the third-highest death toll of 561 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 85,975 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,438,381 with 10,554 new cases. 

In Poland, 526 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 83,583. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,540,061 as 19,074 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Germany has reported 55,880 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 5,881,423. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 102,137 with 485 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.