WHO reports record one-day increase in global coronavirus cases, up over 338,000

(Reuters) - The World Health Organization reported a record one-day increase in global coronavirus cases on Thursday, with the total rising by 338,779 in 24 hours. The biggest increases were from India, the United States and Brazil, according to the agency's website. Deaths rose by 5,514 to a total of 1.05 million.

Reuters October 09, 2020 00:11:13 IST
WHO reports record one-day increase in global coronavirus cases, up over 338,000

WHO reports record oneday increase in global coronavirus cases up over 338000

(Reuters) - The World Health Organization reported a record one-day increase in global coronavirus cases on Thursday, with the total rising by 338,779 in 24 hours.

The biggest increases were from India, the United States and Brazil, according to the agency's website. Deaths rose by 5,514 to a total of 1.05 million.

(Reporting by Lisa Shumaker in Chicago)

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