The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported the largest single-day increase in cases of Covid-19 since the pandemic began, with over 183,000 new cases detected in the past 24 hours.
- The significantly larger number of cases could be due to both increased testing and wider spreading of infections
- There are now more than 8.7 million cases worldwide, with over 460,000 deaths
- The epidemic is more prevalent in the Western and Southern United States
Brazil has taken over leading the way with 54,771 cases, while the US was next at 36,617.
Overall, the WHO recorded 8,708,008 infections of the pandemic – with 461,715 deaths worldwide, a rise of 4,743 every day.
SOURCE: ABC News
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