Global Covid-19 deaths, cases fall...

Global Covid-19 deaths, cases fall

 International Desk

 Published: 10:40 AM, 31 July 2022   Updated: 02:26 PM, 31 July 2022

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In the last 24 hours, 667,073 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide while 1,200 people died from the pandemic. 

Earlier on Saturday, 905,405 COVID-19 patients were detected while 2,088 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide. 

As of Sunday morning (31-07-2022), a total of 581,461,740 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 6,418,797 while 551,453,218 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data. 

Brazil has topped the daily death toll list. In the last 24 hours, 162 people have died and 24,259 people have been infected with coronavirus in the country. The country reported a total of     678,537 deaths and 33,819,451 cases. 

Australia has registered the second-highest death toll of 135 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 11,804 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 9,376,408 with 49,157 new cases.

Japan has seen the third-highest death toll of 130 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 32,416. The total number of cases has exceeded 12,340,050 with 221,938 new infections. 

In Italy, 121 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 172,003. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 21,002,773 as 49,571 new cases were confirmed during the period. 

The United States has reported 15,679 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 93,069,863. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 1,055,051 with 31 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.

The coronavirus, which was first reported in China in 2019, affects 228 countries and territories worldwide.