World logs 35 lakh COVID cases, 9074 deaths in a day...

World logs 35 lakh COVID cases, 9074 deaths in a day

 International Desk

 Published: 11:12 AM, 21 January 2022  



In the last 24 hours, 3,554,394 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide while 9,074 people died from the pandemic. The United States (US) has registered the highest number of deaths and infections from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Thursday, 3,461,364 COVID-19 patients were detected while 8,832 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Friday morning (21-01-2022), a total of 343,212,492 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 5,593,336 while 276,421,237 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

The US has registered 2,700 deaths and 692,320 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 883,903 and counting the overall caseload to 70,544,862 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

India has seen the second-highest death toll of 703 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 488,422. The overall caseload has exceeded 38,566,027 with 347,254 new infections. 

Russia has registered the third-highest death toll of 684 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 324,060 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 10,938,261 with 38,850 new cases. 

In Italy, 385 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 142,590. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 9,418,256 as 188,797 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

France has reported 425,183 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 15,600,647. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 128,114 with 245 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.