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WHO Sees Record One-day Increase In Global COVID-19 Cases

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported a record one-day increase in global COVID-19 cases on Sunday, with the total rising by 307,930 in 24 hours.

According to the agency’s website, the most significant increases were from India, the United States, and Brazil.

Deaths rose by 5,537 to a total of 917,417.

India reported 94,372 new cases, followed by the United States with 45,523, and Brazil with 43,718.

The United States and India each reported more than 1,000 new deaths, while Brazil reported 874 lives lost in the last 24 hours.

The previous WHO record for new cases was 306,857 on September 6.

The agency reported a record of 12,430 deaths on April 17.

India leads the world in new cases reported each day and set a global record last week with 97,570 cases reported in a single day.

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Edited by Jesus Chan

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