The WHO reported the highest one-day rise in global coronavirus cases, with the total rising by 307,930 in 24 hours.
The biggest increases were from India, the United States and Brazil, according to the agency’s website. India reported 94,372 new cases, the United States – 45,523 and Brazil reported 43,718 new cases.
Only the United States has recorded more cases at 6.5 million.
More than 28.6 million people around the world have been diagnosed with the coronavirus and nearly 917,000 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University. About 19.2 million people have recovered.