Covid-19: 5,678 die in a day, 239,093 new infected worldwide

The whole world has been devastated by the novel coronavirus. Death and infections from the deadly virus are rising alarmingly. More than 239,000 people have been infected with coronavirus and the virus claimed 5,678 lives in the last 24 hours across the world.

According to worldometer, so far, 619,593 people have died from the deadly virus infection out of 15,098,721 coronavirus cases across the world. Of them, 9,116,242 have recovered.

Brazil witnessed 1346 deaths, the highest number in the last 24 hours. The death toll rose to 81,597. Besides, the number of coronavirus cases in the country rose to 2,166,532 with new 44,887 cases reported in the last 24 hours.

The United States has reported 1119 new deaths in the last 24 hours. The United States is the most affected nation by the deadly coronavirus having 4,028,569 people infected with the virus. Of these, 144,953 have died in the country.

Coronavirus cases were first reported in China in December last year. The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on 11 March.