World sees 581 more deaths...

World sees 581 more deaths

 International Desk

 Published: 09:47 AM, 16 May 2022  

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In the last 24 hours, 319,617 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 581 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Sunday, 419,591 COVID-19 patients were detected while 924 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Monday morning (16-05-2022), a total of 521,266,603 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,288,475 while 491,912,390 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

Russia has registered 99 deaths and 4,956 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 377,670 and counting the overall caseload to 18,260,293 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

Italy has seen the second-highest death toll of 62 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 165,244. The total number of cases has exceeded 17,057,873 with 27,162 new infections. 

Thailand has registered the third-highest death toll of 51 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 29,475 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,373,846 with 6,094 new cases. 

In South Korea, 48 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 23,709. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 17,782,061 as 25,434 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Brazil has reported 6,296 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 30,688,390. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 664,967 with 47 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.