In the last 24 hours, 435,946 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 4,190 died from the pandemic. Russia has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic during the period.
Earlier on Sunday, 502,389 COVID-19 patients were detected while 5,425 deaths related to the disease were reported worldwide.
As of Monday morning (13-12-2021), a total of 270,430,922 people has been diagnosed with coronavirus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 5,322,088 while 243,106,777 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
Russia has registered 1,132 deaths and 29,929 new cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 289,483 and counting the overall caseload to 10,016,896 in the country due to the pandemic so far.
Ukraine has seen the second-highest death toll of 238 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 91,027. The total number of cases has exceeded 3,559,092 with 5,275 new infections.
Mexico has registered the third-highest death toll of 235 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 296,620 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,917,361 with 2,655 new cases.
In Vietnam, 228 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 27,839. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 1,413,051 as 14,638 new cases were confirmed during the period.
South Africa has reported 37,875 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 3,167,497. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 90,137 with 21 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, which was first reported in China in 2019, is affecting 222 countries and territories around the world.