COVID-19 cases rise, 1600 more deaths
Published: 09:24 AM, 9 June 2022 Updated: 03:59 PM, 9 June 2022
In the last 24 hours, 591,610 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 1,649 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Wednesday, 596,383 COVID-19 patients were detected while 1,593 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Thursday morning (09-06-2022), a total of 538,112,366 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,326,550 while 511,135,040 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Brazil has registered 301 deaths and 49,614 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 667,701 and counting the overall caseload to 31,315,777 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
The US has seen the second-highest death toll of 283 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 1,035,031. The total number of cases has exceeded 86,988,671 with 96,848 new infections.
Taiwan has registered the third-highest death toll of 159 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 3,373 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,620,941 with 80,223 new cases.
In Germany, 155 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 139,948. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 26,652,380 as 42,047 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The UK has reported 13,884 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 22,363,067. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 179,083 with 85 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.