Over 7 lakh new cases, 1100 fresh fatalities globally
Published: 09:35 AM, 17 May 2022 Updated: 03:51 PM, 17 May 2022
In the last 24 hours, 732,538 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 1,117 died from the pandemic. The UK has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Monday, 653,474 COVID-19 patients were detected while 873 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Tuesday morning (17-05-2022), a total of 523,209,709 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,290,455 while 493,227,815 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The UK has registered 176 deaths and 5,936 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 147,478 and counting the overall caseload to 29,189,582 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
The US has seen the second-highest death toll of 107 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 1,026,899. The total number of cases has exceeded 84,357,607 with 64,933 new infections.
Italy has registered the third-highest death toll of 102 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 165,346 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 17,071,649 with 13,668 new cases.
In Brazil, 89 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 665,056. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 30,701,900 as 13,510 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Russia has reported 4,543 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 18,264,836. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 377,759 with 89 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.