Over 13 lakh fresh COVID cases recorded globally
Published: 08:59 AM, 4 January 2022 Updated: 11:33 AM, 4 January 2022
In the last 24 hours, 1,332,854 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 4,297 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Monday, 1,171,780 COVID-19 patients were detected while 3,440 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Tuesday morning (04-01-2022), a total of 292,925,675 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 5,465,744 while 255,330,820 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Russia has registered 835 deaths and 16,343 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 311,353 and counting the overall caseload to 10,554,309 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
The US has seen the second-highest death toll of 708 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 848,826. The total number of cases has exceeded 57,075,508 with 408,874 new infections.
France has registered the third-highest death toll of 270 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 124,212 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 10,317,819 with 67,461 new cases.
In Hungary, 248 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 39,434. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,262,280 as 5,865 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Germany has reported 26,345 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,235,135. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 113,074 with 196 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.