COVID daily death toll rises, over 21 lakh new cases logged...

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COVID daily death toll rises, over 21 lakh new cases logged

 International Desk

 Published: 09:19 AM, 11 January 2022  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 2,118,968 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 4,820 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on ‍Monday, 2,404,845 COVID-19 patients were detected while 3,951 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Tuesday morning (11-01-2022), a total of 311,034,676 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 5,512,167 while 260,647,243 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

The US has registered 1,002 deaths and 16,246 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 62,661,272 and counting the overall caseload to 673,837 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 741 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 316,904. The total number of cases has exceeded 10,666,679 with 15,830 new infections. 

France has registered the third-highest death toll of 280 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 125,718 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 12,205,114 with 93,896 new cases. 

In Italy, 227 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 139,265. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 7,538,701 as 101,762 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Vietnam has reported 14,818 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,914,393. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 34,531 with 212 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.