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Coronavirus: Reduction in daily death rate

  • Published at 07:05 am April 23rd, 2020
File photo of a Covid-19 deceased being taken for burial Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

Daily death toll around the world from the coronavirus rose to 6,607 on Wednesday, taking the total number of deaths to 184,066

The world saw a deficiency in the number of new daily deaths from the coronavirus after the rise for two consecutive days.

Daily death toll around the world from the coronavirus rose to 6,607 on Wednesday, taking the total number of deaths to 184,066. It is 455 lower than that of the previous day, which was 7,062.

A week ago, on April 16, the number of new deaths worldwide was 6,813 and a week before that on April 9, it was 7,434.

Wednesday’s cases decreased by 6% since April 19.

According to Worldometers, a total of 184,248 individuals have died so far from the coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak as of Thursday, April 22, 2020. There are currently 2,639,025 confirmed cases in 210 countries and regions. 

Till now, the number of active cases stands at 1,732,612.

Of the active cases 1,674,355(97%) were identified to be in mild condition while the rest 58,257(3%) have been marked as serious or critical.

At the same time, 722,150 people from across the world have recovered fully from the infection or were discharged from treatment – which was 80% of cases which had an outcome.

The Covid-19 pandemic has claimed 184,263 lives since its discovery in December 2019 – which was 20% of cases which had an outcome.

In January, China effectively shut down Wuhan and placed its 11 million residents in effective quarantine after the novel coronavirus infection turned into outbreak.

The virus is thought to have emerged late last year in a Wuhan market illegally trading wildlife. It can cause pneumonia, respiratory diseases, among others, and spreads between people in droplets from coughs and sneezes.

Till now, coronavirus or Covid-19 has affected 210 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.

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