Global COVID caseload tops 52.5 crore...

Global COVID caseload tops 52.5 crore

 International Desk

 Published: 10:36 AM, 19 May 2022   Updated: 12:31 PM, 19 May 2022

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 771,922 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 1,602 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Wednesday, 861,293 COVID-19 patients were detected while 1,757 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Thursday morning (19-05-2022), a total of 525,080,438 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,294,856 while 494,920,117 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

The US has registered 273 deaths and 103,958 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 1,028,014 and counting the overall caseload to 84,692,706 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

Germany has seen the second-highest death toll of 166 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 138,349. The total number of cases has exceeded 25,956,837 with 64,582 new infections. 

Italy has registered the third-highest death toll of 136 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 165,630 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 17,147,477 with 30,408 new cases. 

In Russia, 106 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 377,975. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 18,273,690 as 4,732 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Hungary has reported 4,749 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 1,914,697. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 46,446 with 103 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.