COVID claims 5,692 more lives globally
Published: 11:25 AM, 5 December 2021 Updated: 12:21 PM, 5 December 2021
In the last 24 hours, 530,432 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 5,692 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Saturday, 705,204 COVID-19 patients were detected while 7,928 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Sunday morning (05-12-2021), a total of 265,707,170 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 5,264,128 while 239,375,161 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Russia has registered 1,215 deaths and 32,974 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 280,072 and counting the overall caseload to 9,769,011 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
Poland has seen the second-highest death toll of 502 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 85,630. The total number of cases has exceeded 3,649,027 with 25,576 new infections.
The US has registered the third-highest death toll of 492 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 808,608 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 49,934,791 with 56,742 new cases.
In Ukraine, 436 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 88,002. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,490,855 as 13,206 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Philippines has reported 517 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 2,834,294. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 49,230 with 243 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.