World sees nearly 21.5 lakh COVID cases in a day
Published: 09:21 AM, 5 January 2022 Updated: 10:58 AM, 5 January 2022
In the last 24 hours, 2,143,995 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 6,656 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Tuesday, 1,459,108 COVID-19 patients were detected while 4,663 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Wednesday morning (05-01-2022), a total of 295,558,676 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 5,473,594 while 256,085,907 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US has registered 1,847 deaths and 567,696 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 851,439 and counting the overall caseload to 58,040,720 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 834 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 312,187. The total number of cases has exceeded 10,570,212 with 15,903 new infections.
Poland has registered the third-highest death toll of 433 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 98,034 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,145,518 with 11,670 new cases.
In Germany, 397 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 113,471. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 7,279,025 as 43,890 new cases were confirmed during the period.
France has reported 271,686 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 10,589,505. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 124,563 with 351 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.