Nearly 12 lakh fresh COVID cases logged globally...

Nearly 12 lakh fresh COVID cases logged globally

 International Desk

 Published: 09:24 AM, 2 January 2022   Updated: 01:18 PM, 2 January 2022

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In the last 24 hours, 1,187,125 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 3,875 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Saturday, 1,645,984 COVID-19 patients were detected while 5,947 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of ‍Sunday morning (02-01-2022), a total of 289,701,498 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 5,456,962 while 254,148,470 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

Russia has registered 847 deaths and 19,751 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 309,707 and counting the overall caseload to 10,519,733 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

Poland has seen the second-highest death toll of 505 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 97,559. The total number of cases has exceeded 4,120,248 with 12,032 new infections. 

The US has registered the third-highest death toll of 257 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 847,162 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 55,864,519 with 161,398 new cases. 

In Vietnam, 216 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 32,610. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,746,092 as 14,835 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Ukraine has reported 5,026 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,672,675. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 96,089 with 190 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.