Global COVID claims 828 more lives...

Global COVID claims 828 more lives

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:57 AM, 31 May 2022   Updated: 04:45 PM, 31 May 2022

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In the last 24 hours, 339,294 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 828 died from the pandemic. Taiwan has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.

Earlier on Monday, 327,598 COVID-19 patients were detected while 552 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Tuesday morning (31-05-2022), a total of 532,022,559 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,311,923 while 503,073,367 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

Taiwan has registered 109 deaths and 60,103 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,165 and counting the overall caseload to 1,952,355 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

Germany has seen the second-highest death toll of 87 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 139,069. The total number of cases has exceeded 26,310,294 with 23,406 new infections. 

France has registered the third-highest death toll of 85 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 148,251 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 29,484,111 with 4,673 new cases. 

In Russia, 74 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 379,029. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 18,327,837 as 3,801 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Australia has reported 26,604 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,242,235. The death toll due to the COVID-19 climbed to 8,470 with 10 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.  

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