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WHO reports record daily increase in global coronavirus cases

| Updated: July 07, 2020 12:30:25


A street cleaner disinfects a street wearing protective clothing (PPE), during the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Breves, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil on June 3, 2020 — Reuters/Files A street cleaner disinfects a street wearing protective clothing (PPE), during the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Breves, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil on June 3, 2020 — Reuters/Files

The World Health Organization (WHO) 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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