World sees 7,708 more COVID deaths...

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World sees 7,708 more COVID deaths

 International Desk

 Published: 09:46 AM, 8 December 2021   Updated: 11:53 AM, 8 December 2021

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 597,890 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,708 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Tuesday, 484,274 COVID-19 patients were detected while 6,069 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Wednesday morning (08-12-2021), a total of 267,387,468 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 5,286,518 while 240,764,886 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.

The US has registered 1,722 deaths and 107,642 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 812,205 and counting the overall caseload to 50,270,136 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 1,182 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 283,644. The total number of cases has exceeded 9,864,845 with 31,096 new infections. 

Poland has registered the third-highest death toll of 504 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 86,205 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,704,040 with 19,366 new cases. 

In Ukraine, 467 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 88,986. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,510,610 as 8,655 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Ukraine has reported 51,592 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 6,270,761. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 104,361 with 448 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.