Global COVID cases surpass 530 million...

Global COVID cases surpass 530 million

 International Desk

 Published: 10:37 AM, 27 May 2022  

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In the last 24 hours, 569,406 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide while 1,445 people died from the pandemic. The US has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Thursday, 588,431 COVID-19 patients were detected while 1,630 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Friday morning (27-05-2022), a total of 530,163,658 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,307,699 while 500,613,258 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

The US has registered 217 deaths and 87,420 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 1,030,775 and counting the overall caseload to 85,570,755 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 136 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 666,248. The total number of cases has exceeded 30,880,512 with 33,910 new infections. 

Canada has registered the third-highest death toll of 131 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 40,925 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,860,681 with 5,400 new cases. 

In Italy, 94 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 166,358. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 17,333,299 as 20,322 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

North Korea has reported 105,500 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,170,380. The death toll due to COVID-19 has remained at 68 as no new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

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