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Covid-19 infections, deaths increase worldwide

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Published: 10:02, 8 December 2021  
Covid-19 infections, deaths increase worldwide

Coronavirus (Covid-19) infections and deaths have increased again worldwide. More than 7,500 people have died of coronavirus infections and about six lakh people have been infected with the virus across the world in the past 24 hours.

A total of 7,708 more people died from coronavirus infections worldwide in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of deaths in the virus to 52,86,518. On the other hand, the death toll in the virus was 5,392 in the previous day.

Besides, some 5,97,890 people tested positive for coronavirus worldwide over the same period, raising the total number of infected cases to 26,73,87,468. But a day before, the number of daily coronavirus cases was 4,47,937.

Meanwhile, some 24,07,64,886 people have made recoveries from the virus infections across the world so far.

International survey organisation Worldometer disclosed the information on Wednesday (December 8) morning.

The first coronavirus outbreak occurred in Wuhan, China, in December of 2019. It started spreading in different countries of the world since then.