Daily global COVID-19 death toll rises
Published: 09:39 AM, 24 May 2022 Updated: 11:16 AM, 24 May 2022
In the last 24 hours, 453,776 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 974 died from the pandemic. Austria has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Monday, 517,497 COVID-19 patients were detected while 589 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Tuesday morning (24-05-2022), a total of 528,279,537 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,301,790 while 498,727,744 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Austria has registered 252 deaths and 1,753 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 18,599 and counting the overall caseload to 4,235,183 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
The US has seen the second-highest death toll of 106 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 1,029,121. The total number of cases has exceeded 85,113,962 with 53,287 new infections.
France has registered the third-highest death toll of 82 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 147,917 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 29,359,336 with 4,386 new cases.
In Italy, 80 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 166,032. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 17,257,573 as 9,820 new cases were confirmed during the period.
Russia has reported 4,158 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 18,297,608. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 378,426 with 76 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.