COVID claims 800 more lives globally...

COVID claims 800 more lives globally

 International Desk

 Published: 09:35 AM, 5 July 2022   Updated: 09:36 AM, 5 July 2022

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

In the last 24 hours, 476,555 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 804 died from the pandemic. Germany has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period. 

Earlier on Monday, 469,032 COVID-19 patients were detected while 619 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Tuesday morning (05-07-2022), a total of 555,233,865 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,362,437 while 529,972,043 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

Germany has registered 102 deaths and 147,489 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 141,397 and counting the overall caseload to 28,542,484 in the country due to the pandemic so far. 

France has seen the second-highest death toll of 97 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 149,726. The total number of cases has exceeded 31,452,173 with 24,418 new infections. 

Brazil has registered the third-highest death toll of 84 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 672,101 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 32,536,302 with 33,833 new cases. 

In Taiwan, 69 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 7,025. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,893,643 as 23,118 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

Italy has reported 36,282 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 18,805,756. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 168,604 with 59 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.