World logs 699 more COVID deaths...

World logs 699 more COVID deaths

 International Desk

 Published: 09:46 AM, 29 May 2022  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 438,664 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 699 died from the pandemic. Taiwan has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Saturday, 548,048 COVID-19 patients were detected while 1,377 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Sunday morning (29-05-2022), a total of 531,377,879 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,310,362 while 502,001,720 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

Taiwan has registered 127 deaths and 80,881 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 1,911 and counting the overall caseload to 1,815,703 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 86 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 378,870. The total number of cases has exceeded 18,319,848 with 4,556 new infections. 

Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 70 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 666,435 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 30,976,406 with 55,261 new cases. 

In Italy, 66 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 166,542. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 17,373,741 as 18,255 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Australia has reported 32,810 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,189,365. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 8,432 with 58 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.