Global COVID deaths, cases ‘doubled’ in 24hrs
Published: 11:17 AM, 15 June 2022 Updated: 11:18 AM, 15 June 2022
In the last 24 hours, 587,709 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 1,334 people died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Tuesday, 336,552 COVID-19 patients were detected while 724 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Wednesday morning (14-06-2022), a total of 541,792,572 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,334,276 while 516,996,998 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The United States has registered 279 deaths and 72,312 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 1,036,483 and counting the overall caseload to 87,549,563 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
Brazil has seen the second-highest death toll of 174 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 668,404. The total number of cases has exceeded 31,543,000 with 45,962 new infections.
Taiwan has registered the third-highest death toll of 123 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 4,403 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,003,501 with 66,189 new cases.
In the United Kingdom, 89 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 179,363. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 22,422,611 as 12,028 new cases were confirmed during the period.
North Korea has reported 32,810 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 4,502,330. The death toll due to COVID-19 has remained at 72 as no deaths were reported 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.