World logs 1630 more COVID fatalities...

World logs 1630 more COVID fatalities

 International Desk

 Published: 09:30 AM, 26 May 2022   Updated: 01:01 PM, 26 May 2022

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 588,431 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 1,630 died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Wednesday, 655,700 COVID-19 patients were detected while 1,718 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Thursday morning (26-05-2022), a total of 529,701,594 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,306,199 while 500,207,237 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

The US has registered 317 deaths and 101,221 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 1,030,415 and counting the overall caseload to 85,440,340 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 157 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 666,112. The total number of cases has exceeded 30,846,602 with 9,787 new infections. 

Germany has registered the third-highest death toll of 147 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 139,026 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 26,205,002 with 47,176 new cases. 

In Italy, 137 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 166,264. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 17,312,432 as 22,438 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Russia has reported 4,580 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 18,305,973. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 378,609 with 93 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours. 

The coronavirus, which was first reported in China in 2019, is affecting 228 countries and territories around the world.