World Desk, Tech for FTCP, Washington / Brasilia
Updated Fri, 21 Aug 2020 01:04 AM IST
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In the US, where more than 43,000 new cases have been registered in the last 24 hours, in Brazil it has crossed 49,000. While within a day, there were 1,216 deaths in the US and 1,170 people died in Brazil.
The total number of infected in the US has crossed 57.01 lakh whereas in Brazil more than 34.60 lakh cases have been reported so far. Similarly, in the case of total deaths, both countries have crossed the one lakh mark. A total of more than 1.76 lakh deaths have been reported in the US while over 1.11 lakh people have died in Brazil from Corona.
Ukraine: 2,134 new cases in a day
In the last 24 hours in Ukraine, 2,134 new cases of corona were reported. This is the highest number of cases reported in a single day in the country. It was reported that despite the recent reapplication of some restrictions in the country, the number of new cases has increased rapidly. So far, 98,537 cases of corona have been reported here. At the same time, 2134 patients have died.
513 new cases in Pakistan in last 24 hours
In Pakistan, 513 new cases of corona have been reported in the last 24 hours. With this, the total number of infected people in the country has reached 2,90,958. The Ministry of National Health Services said that after the death of eight patients due to infection in the last 24 hours, the death rate due to corona virus in the country has reached 6,209. The ministry further said that so far 725 patients are in critical condition.