Coronavirus tally: Daily average of new COVID-19 cases dips, but deaths rise to 6-month high

Published Sep 10 2021 at 10:28 AM GMT
  • The global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed to 223.23 million as of early Friday, while the death toll rose to 4,606,927, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University.
  • The US continues to lead the world with a total of 40.60 million cases and 654,598 deaths.
  • The daily average of new cases over the past seven days was 147,816 as of Thursday, down from a recent peak of 166,105 on Sept.
  • 1 and 5% less than what it was two weeks ago, according to a New York Times tracker.
  • The daily average for deaths kept rising to 1,579, up 28% in two weeks and the most since March 9 The daily average for hospitalizations of 100,610 was down from a peak of 102,621 on Sept.



  • Published Sep 10, 2021 10:28 AM GMT