Over 8000 more die from coronavirus worldwide

More than 8,000 people have died from coronavirus (Covid-19) infections and over four lakh people have tested positive for the virus in a day across the world.

As many as 8,264 people died from coronavirus infections worldwide in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of deaths in the virus to 44,44,390. On the other hand, the death toll in the virus was 8,666 in the previous day.

Besides, some 4,51,510 people tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19) worldwide over the same period, raising the total number of infected cases to 21,25,83,644. But the number of daily coronavirus cases was 5,62,168 a day before.

Meanwhile, some 19,01,97,556 people have made recoveries from the virus infections across the world so far.

International survey organisation Worldometer disclosed the information on Monday (August 23) morning.

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