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Home / World News / WHO reports record daily increase in global Covid-19 cases, up more than 212,000

WHO reports record daily increase in global Covid-19 cases, up more than 212,000

The previous WHO record for new cases was 189,077 on June 28. Deaths remained steady at about 5,000 a day.

world Updated: Jul 05, 2020 16:38 IST
Reuters | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
Reuters | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
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A waitress takes the temperature of customers as they arrive to eat at restaurants are permitted to offer al fresco dining as part of phase 2 reopening during the coronavirus disease outbreak in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City, US.
A waitress takes the temperature of customers as they arrive to eat at restaurants are permitted to offer al fresco dining as part of phase 2 reopening during the coronavirus disease outbreak in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City, US. (REUTERS)

The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Saturday, with the total rising by 212,326 in 24 hours.

The biggest increases were from the United States, Brazil and India, according to a daily report. The previous WHO record for new cases was 189,077 on June 28. Deaths remained steady at about 5,000 a day.

Global coronavirus cases exceeded 11 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, marking another milestone in the spread of the disease that has killed more than half a million people in seven months.

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