WHO records highest single day number of coronavirus cases, Pic: Riccardo De Luca/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

The World Health Organization recorded the highest single-day record of new cases since the start of the pandemic.

Iran PressEurope: The World Health Organization recorded over 308,000 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the highest throughout the entire pandemic.

The new record surpasses the last record of 306,857 new infections that were recorded on September 6, the BBC reported. 

Three countries: India, the US, and Brazil accounted for over half of all cases. India recorded more than 94,300 cases, the US recorded over 45,500 cases, and Brazil recorded over 43,700 cases. 

As of Monday, there have been almost 29 million infections reported to WHO worldwide and over 922,250 deaths. 

The US and India now lead the world in the number of cases, with the US reaching more than 6.4 million cases and India with close to 4.9 million cases. More than 1,000 new deaths were also recorded in the two countries on Sunday. 


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