Global COVID claims over 2000 more lives...

Global COVID claims over 2000 more lives

 International Desk

 Published: 09:51 AM, 6 May 2022   Updated: 03:03 PM, 6 May 2022

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In the last 24 hours, 6,271,980 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 2,395 died from the pandemic. The United Kingdom (UK) has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Thursday, 604,770 COVID-19 patients were detected while 2,015 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Friday morning (06-05-2022), a total of 515,898,572 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,272,172 while 470,747,925 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

The UK has registered 438 deaths and 7,406 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 175,984 and counting the overall caseload to 22,102,983 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

The United States (US) has seen the second-highest death toll of 225 in the last 24 hours, climbing the death toll to 1,023,908. The total number of cases has exceeded 83,437,158 with 66,611 new infections. 

Finland has registered the third-highest death toll of 211 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 4,150 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,052,767 with 29,754 new cases. 

In Canada, 188 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 39,673. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,783,091 as 11,631 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Germany has reported 87,201 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 25,203,564. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 136,564 with 159 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

The coronavirus, which was first reported in China in 2019, is affecting 225 countries and territories around the world.