WHO reports single-day increase in coronavirus cases by over 128,000
More than 128,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the coronavirus-related fatalities increasing by over 5,600 to near 393,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Saturday, Trend reports citing TASS.
As of 11.00 Moscow time on June 6, as many as 6,663,304 novel coronavirus cases and 392,802 coronavirus-associated deaths were registered across the globe. The number of confirmed cases grew by 127,950 in the past 24 hours and the number of fatalities increased by 5,647. The WHO statistics is based on officially confirmed data from the countries. The day before, the organization reported 118,526 new cases and 4,288 deaths all over the world.
South and North America account for the majority of confirmed coronavirus cases - 3,155,370. In the past 24 hours, the number of cases grew by 70,853 and the number of deaths - by 3,891 and reached 176,167. The number confirmed COVID-2019 cases in Europe amounts to 2,249,999 and the number of fatalities is 183,128. In the past 24 hours, the number of cases grew, by 19,293 and the number of deaths went up by 963.
The East Mediterranean region has 605,026 cases and 14,024 fatalities. In the past 24 hours, the number of cases grew by 17,996 and the number of deaths - by 304.
The biggest number of coronavirus cases was registered in the United States (1,857,872), followed by Brazil (614,941), Russia (458,689), the United Kingdom (283,315), Spain (240,978), India (236,657), Italy (234,531), Germany (183,678), Peru (183,198) and Turkey (168,340).