Over 25 lakh COVID cases reported in a day globally
Published: 10:46 AM, 7 January 2022 Updated: 11:27 AM, 7 January 2022
In the last 24 hours, 2,510,903 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 7,134 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Thursday, 2,535,852 COVID-19 patients were detected while 7,134 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Friday morning (07-01-2022), a total of 300,851,204 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 5,490,038 while 257,555,624 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US has registered 2,143 deaths and 751,512 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 855,843 and counting the overall caseload to 59,564,116 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 802 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 313,817. The total number of cases has exceeded 10,601,300 with 15,316 new infections.
Poland has registered the third-highest death toll of 646 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 99,311 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,179,292 with 16,576 new cases.
In Germany, 305 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 114,207. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 7,399,003 as 56,787 new cases were confirmed during the period.
France has reported 261,481 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 11,183,238. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 125,013 with 204 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.