1200 more COVID deaths globally...

1200 more COVID deaths globally

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:38 AM, 17 June 2022   Updated: 01:16 PM, 17 June 2022

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 560,904 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 1,262 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Thursday, 621,501 COVID-19 patients were detected while 1,407 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Friday morning (17-06-2022), a total of 543,091,611 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,338,021 while 518,228,425 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

Brazil has registered 199 deaths and 32,934 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 668,892 and counting the overall caseload to 31,644,703 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

The US has seen the second-highest death toll of 170 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 1,037,928. The total number of cases has exceeded 87,861,132 with 76,023 new infections. 

Taiwan has registered the third-highest death toll of 168 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 4,714 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,135,565 with 63,221 new cases. 

In Canada, 115 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 41,717. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,909,429 as 4,115 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Australia has reported 32,348 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,723,889. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 9,218 with 72 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.