Coronavirus news: WHO reports record daily increase in global coronavirus cases

The World Health Organisation reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday, with the total rising by 183,020 in 24-hour period. The biggest increase was from North and South America with over 116,000 new cases, the WHO said.

22nd June 2020 | 11:26 AM (IST)
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The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday, with the total rising by 183,020 in a 24-hour period.

The biggest increase was from North and South America with over 116,000 new cases, according to a daily report.

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Total global cases are over 8.7 million with more than 461,000 deaths, according to the WHO.

The previous record for new cases was 181,232 on June 18.

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The ten worst-affected countries in terms of number of cases are as follows:

U.S.: 2,278,373

Brazil: 1,083,341

Russia: 583,879

India: 410,461

United Kingdom: 305,803

Peru: 251,338

Spain: 246,272

Chile: 242,355

Italy: 238,499

Iran: 204,952

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22nd June 2020 | 11:26 AM (IST)
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