Global COVID death toll tops 52.70 lakh
Published: 09:45 AM, 6 December 2021 Updated: 03:23 PM, 6 December 2021
In the last 24 hours, 422,421 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 4,008 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Sunday, 530,551 COVID-19 patients were detected while 6,019 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Monday morning (06-12-2021), a total of 266,123,844 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 5,270,662 while 239,707,386 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Russia has registered 1,206 deaths and 32,602 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 281,278 and counting the overall caseload to 9,801,613 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
Ukraine has seen the second-highest death toll of 278 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 88,280. The total number of cases has exceeded 3,497,477 with 6,622 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 251 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 295,154 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,900,293 with 2,841 new cases.
In Vietnam, 199 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 26,260. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,309,092 as 14,314 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Turkey has reported 19,357 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 8,901,117. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 77,830 with 185 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.