Nearly 3 lakh fresh COVID cases globally...

Nearly 3 lakh fresh COVID cases globally

 International Desk

 Published: 11:28 AM, 6 June 2022   Updated: 04:50 PM, 6 June 2022

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 299,231 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 496 died from the pandemic. Taiwan has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Sunday, 406,417 COVID-19 patients were detected while 803 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Monday morning (06-06-2022), a total of 535,450,586 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,320,455 while 506,434,632 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

Taiwan has registered 124 deaths and 62,110 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 2,939 and counting the overall caseload to 2,404,871 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

Russia has seen the second-highest death toll of 75 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 379,520. The total number of cases has exceeded 18,351,851 with 3,786 new infections. 

Australia has registered the third-highest death toll of 29 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 8,751 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 7,427,019 with 22,253 new cases. 

In Thailand, 28 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 30,174. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 4,466,793 as 3,236 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Italy has reported 15,082 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 17,505,973. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 166,949 with 27 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.