WHO releases new daily COVID-19 infection record

The WHO reported Sunday tally topping over the previous record a week earlier at over 183,000 cases, showing case counts continue to progress worldwide.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced new world record spike of 189,000 confirmed cases in a day, with US leading at 2,450,000 positive cases.

The WHO reported Sunday tally topping over the previous record a week earlier at over 183,000 cases, showing case counts continue to progress worldwide.

Brazil recorded the highest new COVId-19 positive cases over the one-day span at more than 46,800, followed by the US at over 44,400.

India had nearly 20,000 new cases on Sunday countrywide, highest single day spike so far, while in the Northeast India, Assam recorded the highest tally of 7,492 positive cases of COVID-19, including 5,088 recoveries, three migrations and 11 deaths in the state on June 29.

The first case of the COVID-19 pandemic in Assam was reported on March 31 2020.

First Published: June 29, 2020, 10:43 a.m.