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WHO records new single-day high in global coronavirus cases

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WHO records new single-dayhigh in coronavirus cases

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported more than 210,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus around the world on Saturday, marking a new high in infections over a 24-hour period.

Data from the agency showed that 211,411 cases of the virus were confirmed worldwide, representing a 20 percent increase from the previous day. The previous high in single-day infections was reported on June 28, when roughly 190,000 cases of the virus were confirmed globally.

As of Sunday, health officials had reported more than 11 million cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, and roughly 530,000 deaths stemming from it worldwide, according to a Johns Hopkins University database.


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