Print   Close

WHO reports record daily increase in global coronavirus cases, total rises above 212,000

Reuters     July 5, 2020

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 here.

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.

WHO discontinues HCW, HIV drugs in Covid-19 trials after failure to reduce deaths

Coronavirus vaccine update: Who will make it first?

'Need to put up fight now,' says WHO; urges nations to focus on COVID in first wave

 


URL for this article :
https://www.businesstoday.in/coronavirus/who-reports-record-daily-increase-in-global-coronavirus-cases-total-rises-above-212000/story/408943.html
 
@ Copyright 2019 India Today Group.