WHO reports a 24-hour COVID-19 global record


On Saturday, July 5, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported 212,326 new coronavirus infections in a single day, the highest figure ever since the outbreak of the deadly respiratory disease.

The last single day tally stood at 212,326 coronavirus cases, according to WHO’s report on Saturday.

WHO said nearly half of the new cases were reported in America and Brazil. It noted that the United States alone had 53,213 new cases and Brazil had 48,105 infections as of Saturday alone.

The global organization statement disclosed Southern Asia as the second hardest-hit continent in the Saturday’s record with 27,947 cases and 534 fatalities.

The US still leads with the highest figure of COVID-19 infections as the tally stands at 2.9 million, hence approaching three million.


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