COVID claims 552 more lives globally...

COVID claims 552 more lives globally

 International Desk

 Published: 10:08 AM, 30 May 2022   Updated: 11:02 AM, 30 May 2022

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 327,598 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 552 died from the pandemic. Taiwan has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Sunday, 410,791 COVID-19 patients were detected while 742 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Monday morning (30-05-2022), a total of 531,678,528 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,310,915 while 502,505,590 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

Taiwan has registered 145 deaths and 76,605 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,056 and counting the overall caseload to 1,892,272 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 85 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 378,955. The total number of cases has exceeded 18,324,036 with 4,188 new infections. 

Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 61 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 666,496 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 30,953,579 with 8,195 new cases. 

In Japan, 39 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 30,536. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 8,790,786 as 24,919 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Australia has reported 26,787 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,216,152. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 8,460 with 30 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.