COVID claims 1200  more lives...

COVID claims 1200  more lives

 International Desk

 Published: 10:49 AM, 22 June 2022  

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 730,579 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 1,235 died from the pandemic. Brazil has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Tuesday, 350,796 COVID-19 patients were detected while 818 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Wednesday morning (22-06-2022), a total of 545,787,931 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,343,583 while 521,685,926 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

Brazil has registered 219 deaths and 68,102 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 669,436 and counting the overall caseload to 31,824,220 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

The US has seen the second-highest death toll of 192 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 1,038,900. The total number of cases has exceeded 88,244,870 with 84,120 new infections. 

Taiwan has registered the third-highest death toll of 115 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 5,480 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,387,061 with 56,404 new cases. 

In the UK, 105 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 179,706. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 22,525,358 as 16,430 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Germany has reported 122,597 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 27,334,463. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 140,357 with 65 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.