WHO reports record rise of more than 259,000 new cases

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The global death toll also passed the 600,000 threshold, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.

A record overall increment of in excess of 259,000 new COVID-19 cases was accounted for on Saturday, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.

The worldwide loss of life likewise passed the 600,000 edges, as indicated by a count kept by Johns Hopkins University.

The most noteworthy hops in new affirmed diseases were seen in the US, Brazil, India, and South Africa.

The Americas remain the focal point of the pandemic, representing the greater part of the world's 14 million diseases.

The US and Brazil are the most seriously hit nations with Washington revealing another record increment of in excess of 74,000 new cases on Saturday, carrying the absolute to over 3.5 million. In excess of 140,000 individuals have additionally lost their lives to the infection in the US.

Diseases are taking off in U.S. states like Florida, Texas, Arizona, powered by the indiscriminate lifting of lockdowns and the obstruction of certain Americans to wearing covers

The infection has likewise quickened in Brazil and India where in excess of 2 million and 1 million cases have been accounted for separately.

A record 24-hour flood of 38,902 new cases has taken India's coronavirus absolute to 1,077,618 with the Health Ministry on Sunday likewise revealing 543 extra passings for a sum of 26,816.

South Africa is presently the fifth most-burdened nation on the planet with in excess of 350,800 cases, which represents the greater part of the complete contaminations recorded on the African mainland.

As per the WHO, there has been a 27 percent expansion in the quantity of COVID-19 affirmed cases in the African locale in the week finishing July 14. By far most — 76 percent — were accounted for in South Africa.

The straightforward actuality is that numerous South Africans are obvious targets since they can't follow World Health Organization conventions on improved cleanliness and social separating," the establishment of previous South African diocese supervisor and Nobel Peace Prize victor Desmond Tutu and his better half, Leah, cautioned in an announcement.

A few European nations have in the interim forced lockdown measures in certain parts fo the nation following confined floods.

In Spain, 4,000,000 individuals in the district of Catalonia have been approached to remain at home and maintain a strategic distance from social affairs of in excess of 10 individuals. Neighbor Portugal has broadened a nearby lockdown in parts of Lisbon.

In the UK, Europe's most intensely affected nation, face covers are compulsory in shops and open vehicle.

French individuals will likewise be obliged to wear face covers in indoor open spots from one week from now.

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