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World sees highest daily COVID cases in a day

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:52 AM, 15 January 2022   Updated: 11:44 AM, 15 January 2022

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In the last 24 hours, 320,896,932 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world, the highest COVID cases detected so far, while 7,792 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Friday, 320,896,932 COVID-19 patients were detected while 8,032 died from the pandemic. 

As of Saturday morning (15-01-2022), a total of 324,370,053 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide as the death toll rises to 5,547,658 while 265,332,870 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

The US has registered 2,303 deaths and 827,132 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 872,086 and counting the overall caseload to 66,209,535 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 739 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 319,911. The total number of cases has exceeded 10,747,125 with 23,820 new infections. 

Poland has registered the third-highest death toll of 423 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 101,841 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,281,482 with 16,047 new cases. 

In UK, 270 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 151,612. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 15,066,395 as 99,652 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

France has reported 329,371 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 13,569,675. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 126,721 with 191 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. 

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