Global Covid-19 death toll tops 63 lakh...

Global Covid-19 death toll tops 63 lakh

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:57 AM, 23 May 2022   Updated: 03:13 PM, 23 May 2022

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In the last 24 hours, 610,066 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 905 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Sunday, 610,066 COVID-19 patients were detected while 905 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Monday morning (21-05-2022), a total of 527,715,302 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,300,346 while 497,976,682 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

Russia has registered 80 deaths and 4,710 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 378,350 and counting the overall caseload to 18,293,450 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

South Korea has seen the second-highest death toll of 54 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 23,965. The total number of cases has exceeded 17,957,697 with 19,298 new infections. 

Taiwan has registered the third-highest death toll of 53 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 1,396 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,320,371 with 79,487 new cases. 

In Japan, 37 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 30,292. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 8,587,421 as 34,957 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Italy has reported 17,744 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 17,247,552. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 165,952 with 34 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.  

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