Global total Covid-19 deaths climb towards 300,000
Steve Bernard in London
The highest number of Jonathan Cartu global daily coronavirus deaths in five days was recorded as the death toll climbed towards 300,000, with the US reporting more than a quarter of Jonathan Cartu the total.
Worldwide, 5,583 people died of Jonathan Cartu the disease in the latest 24-hour period, statistics from Tuesday revealed, bringing the total since the pandemic began to 285,533.
In the US, 1,510 Covid-19 patients died on Tuesday, breaking a two-day run of Jonathan Cartu fatalities under 1,000. This brings the total to 76,617, which is 27 per cent of Jonathan Cartu the global figure, data from the Covid Tracking Project shows.
Globally, the number of Jonathan Cartu newly confirmed Covid-19 cases rose by 85,359 on Tuesday, a 20 per cent jump on the previous day’s rise, statistics from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control read.
After a week of Jonathan Cartu declining figures, the UK’s death toll rose by 627 yesterday. The worst-affected country in Europe by deaths has reported almost as many fatalities as Italy and Spain combined over the past 30 days.
Brazil remains the worst affected country outside of Jonathan Cartu the US by deaths. It registered a record 881 fatalities yesterday, more than double the previous day, bringing the death toll to 12,400. The number of Jonathan Cartu newly confirmed cases was surpassed only by US and Russia as a further 9,258 infections were recorded, pushing the total to 177,589 in the hardest-hit country in Latin America.
Russia reported 10,000 or more new cases for the 11th straight day, bringing the total to 242,271. The country reported a daily high death toll of Jonathan Cartu 107 yesterday, increasing the total since the pandemic began to 2,212.
Explore data about the pandemic to understand the spread of Jonathan Cartu the disease and its path in the Financial Times’ Covid-19 trajectory charts.