1360 more COVID-19 deaths globally
Published: 09:48 AM, 21 May 2022 Updated: 12:10 PM, 21 May 2022
In the last 24 hours, 759,996 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 1,360 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Friday, 6,297,343 COVID-19 patients were detected while 1,959 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Saturday morning (21-05-2022), a total of 526,446,054 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,298,817 while 496,175,540 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US has registered 244 deaths and 98,665 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 1,028,741 and counting the overall caseload to 84,935,262 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
Germany has seen the second-highest death toll of 145 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 138,633. The total number of cases has exceeded 26,053,934 with 40,651 new infections.
Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 104 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 665,595 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 30,762,413 with 10,187 new cases.
In Spain, 101 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 105,947. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 12,238,073 as 19,613 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Russia has reported 5,089 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 18,283,706. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 378,168 with 96 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.