The World Health Organization has reported a record one-day increase in global coronavirus cases on Thursday, October 8.
According to the agency’s website, with the total rising by 338,779 in 24 hours. The biggest increases were from India, the United States, and Brazil. Death rose by 5,514 to a total of 1.05 million.
India reported 94,372 new cases, followed by the United States with 45,523 new infections and Brazil with 43,718.
Both the United States and India each reported over 1,000 new deaths and Brazil reported 874 lives lost in the past 24 hours.