Coronavirus: Single day COVID-19 cases hit record high: WHO

First Published 14, Sep 2020, 12:08 PM

As of Monday (September 14) morning, the overall number of global coronavirus cases stood at 28,891,676, while the deaths have increased to 922,441, according to the Johns Hopkins University

<p>The number of single-day coronavirus cases globally has hit a new record high, said the World Health Organization (WHO).</p>

The number of single-day coronavirus cases globally has hit a new record high, said the World Health Organization (WHO).

<p>In a statement on Sunday (September 13), the WHO said that there were 307,930 new cases globally in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day figure ever registered and about 1,000 more than the previous recording-setting daily caseload a week earlier, reports Xinhua news agency.</p>

In a statement on Sunday (September 13), the WHO said that there were 307,930 new cases globally in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day figure ever registered and about 1,000 more than the previous recording-setting daily caseload a week earlier, reports Xinhua news agency.

<p style="text-align: justify;">As of Monday (September 14) morning, the overall number of global coronavirus cases stood at 28,891,676, while the deaths have increased to 922,441, according to Johns Hopkins University.</p>

As of Monday (September 14) morning, the overall number of global coronavirus cases stood at 28,891,676, while the deaths have increased to 922,441, according to Johns Hopkins University.

<p>The US accounted for the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 6,519,121 and 194,041 respectively.<br />
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The US accounted for the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 6,519,121 and 194,041 respectively.
 

<p>India is currently in second place in terms of cases at 4,754,356, while the country's death toll stood at 78,586.<br />
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India is currently in second place in terms of cases at 4,754,356, while the country's death toll stood at 78,586.
 

<p>Brazil registered the world's second highest COVID-19 death toll, after the US, and the world's third-largest case count.</p>

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Brazil registered the world's second highest COVID-19 death toll, after the US, and the world's third-largest case count.

 

<p>On Sunday, it reported 415 new fatalities which took the overall death toll to 131,625.<br />
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On Sunday, it reported 415 new fatalities which took the overall death toll to 131,625.
 

<p>The country also reported 14,768 new cases, taking the total caseload to 4,330,455.</p>

The country also reported 14,768 new cases, taking the total caseload to 4,330,455.

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