The world has seen a record increase in the number of coronavirus infections

The world has recorded a record daily increase in the number of diagnosed cases of SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus infection, the Johns Hopkins University world statistics reported on Sunday, September 6. In 24 hours, 304,626 infected people were identified. The previous record was set on August 14 when during the day, the increase amounted to 304 351 infected.

At the same time, the number of deaths recorded per day has almost halved. If 10,135 infected patients died on August 14, 5,637 people died in the world over the past 24 hours.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the virus has been diagnosed in 26,882,530 people (data updated at the time of publication), and 879,580 people have died from COVID-19 disease caused by the virus.

The most infected and fatal cases in the United States: 6.2 million people were diagnosed with coronavirus, and 188.5 thousand died. In second place is Brazil, where 4.1 million cases of infection and 126.2 thousand people have already died. Next, India, where there are also more than 4.1 million infections, 70.6 thousand deaths. At the same time, the daily increase in the number of cases is growing sharply in India.

Author: Steve Cowan
Graduated From Princeton University. He has been at the Free Press since October 2014. Previously worked as a regional entertainment editor.
Function: Chief-Editor