World sees over 9000 deaths, 36 lakh cases in a day
Published: 08:44 AM, 22 January 2022 Updated: 12:16 PM, 22 January 2022
In the last 24 hours, 3,632,661 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,034 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Sunday, 3,735,099 COVID-19 patients were detected while 9,706 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Saturday morning (22-01-2022), a total of 346,856,432 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 5,603,160 while 276,585,343 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US has registered 2,777 deaths and 779,036 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 887,643 and counting the overall caseload to 71,394,579 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 692 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 324,752. The total number of cases has exceeded 10,987,774 with 49,513 new infections.
India has registered the third-highest death toll of 489 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 488,911 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 38,901,485 with 335,458 new cases.
In Brazil, 396 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 622,647. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 23,757,741 as 168,820 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Italy has reported 179,106 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 9,597,362. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 142,963 with 373 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.