Health 13:49 25/10/2020 World

WHO reports record daily rise in new COVID-19 cases

The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases globally rose by more than 465,000 over the past 24 hours to over 42 mln, setting another record one-day increase, TASS reported. 

According to the figures released by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday, the death toll surged by more than 6,500 people to over 1.14 mln.

As of October 24, 42,055,863 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1,141,567 fatalities were registered by WHO. The number of cases increased by 465,322 in one day, whereas the number of deaths gained 6,572. Previously 445,419 confirmed cases were considered as a record daily increase, which was posted on October 23.

The WHO statistics only takes into account the officially confirmed data on infection cases and fatalities provided by countries.



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