COVID logs 2642 deaths, 6.2 lakh fresh cases globally
Published: 10:42 AM, 29 April 2022 Updated: 11:08 AM, 29 April 2022
In the last 24 hours, 629,423 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 2,642 people died from the pandemic. The United Kingdom has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Thursday, 657,253 COVID-19 patients were detected while 2,655 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Friday morning (29-04-2022), a total of 512,226,023 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,256,404 while 465,925,877 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The United Kingdom has registered 248 deaths and 8,247 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 174,696 and counting the overall caseload to 22,025,925 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
The United States has seen the second-highest death toll of 247 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 1,020,159. The total number of cases has exceeded 82,954,768 with 55,692 new infections.
Germany has registered the third-highest death toll of 239 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 135,608 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 24,608,074 with 119,832 new cases.
In Russia, 166 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 375,566. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 18,167,281 as 7,681 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Italy has reported 69,204 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 16,349,788. The death toll due to the COVID-19 climbed to 163,244 with 131 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, which was first reported in China in 2019, is affecting 226 countries and territories around the world.