Coronavirus pandemic growing in intensity … WHO reports record jump in global COVID-19 casesnewstolive - July 5, 2020 54 0 COMMENTS
Geneva: The coronavirus outbreak exhibits no indicators of receding with the COVID-19 virus wreaking havoc all around the world.
Even as hope rises with the potential for a coronavirus vaccine changing into accessible by the top of the 12 months, a number of nations are struggling in the battle in opposition to the COVID-19 virus.
The coronavirus pandemic has additionally affected the global economic system as a number of international locations have compelled to impose coronavirus lockdown in order to cease the unfold of the COVID-19 virus.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reported a record hike in the variety of global coronavirus cases, with the full rising by 212,326 in 24 hours in the very best single-day enhance because the COVID-19 epidemic broke out.
The largest enhance was reported in the Americas area with 129,772 new cases, Xinhua information company quoted the WHO as saying on Saturday.
It additional stated that almost half of the brand new cases had been recorded in the US and Brazil, with 53,213 and 48,105 new infections, respectively.
The Southeast Asia area recorded the second largest surge with 27,947 new cases and 534 deaths over the previous 24 hours, the WHO added.
According to the Johns Hopkins University, the general variety of global COVID-19 cases stood at 11,199,747 on Sunday, whereas the deaths have soared to 528,953.
The US accounted for the world’s highest variety of infections and fatalities with 2,838,678 and 129,672, respectively, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its newest replace.
Brazil got here in the second place with 1,539,081 infections and 63,174 deaths.