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WHO records over 517,000 new daily cases of COVID-19 worldwide

8 April 2021 07:17

GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 517,000 new cases of novel coronavirus have been confirmed globally in the past 24 hours, which pushed a total number of infections to 132.04 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin, TASS reports.

According to the WHO updates, the coronavirus-related deaths increased by over 9,200 to surpass 2.86 million.

As of 16.34 Moscow time on April 7, as many as 132,046,206 coronavirus cases and 2,867,242 coronavirus-related deaths were registered across the globe. The number of confirmed cases grew by 517,585 in the past 24 hours and the number of fatalities increased by 9,264.

The WHO statistics are based on the officially confirmed data provided by countries.

Europe accounts for more than a third of new COVID-19 cases submitted to the WHO in the past 24 hours (173,078 cases). South and North America goes second (146,301 cases) followed by South East Asia (128,462).

Most COVID-19 cases are recorded in the United States (30,475,874), followed by Brazil (13,013,601), India (12,801,785), France (4,764,504), Russia (4,606,162), the UK (4,364,533), Italy (3,686,707), Turkey (3,579,185), Spain (3,317,948), Germany (2,910,445), Poland (2,471,617) and Colombia (2,456,409).