Covid-19: Global death toll surpasses 3 million amid new infections resurgence

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New York/New Delhi (Web Desk): Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide have crossed 3 million as the latest global resurgence of COVID-19 infections is challenging vaccination efforts across the globe.

Worldwide COVID-19 deaths are rising once again, especially in Brazil and India. Health officials blame more infectious variants that were first detected in the United Kingdom and South Africa, along with public fatigue with lockdowns and other restrictions.

Brazil is leading the world in the daily average number of new deaths reported and accounts for one in every four deaths worldwide each day.

The World Health Organization acknowledged the nation’s dire condition due to coronavirus, saying the country is in a very critical condition with an overwhelmed healthcare system.