World Health Organization (WHO) said on September 13 that a record high 24-hour increase in the number of COVID-19 cases had been recorded, with 307,930 cases worldwide.
In addition, the number of deaths also increased by 5,537 people in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths due to the pandemic up to now to 917,417 cases.
According to data on the WHO website, the largest increases were recorded in India, the US and Brazil – the three countries that suffered the most damage from COVID-19.
India had 94,372 new cases, followed by the US with 45,523 cases and Brazil with 43,718 cases. Both the US and India recorded more than 1,000 death new in the last 24 hours.
[Dịch COVID-19 ngày 13/9: Tổng số ca nhiễm toàn cầu sát mốc 29 triệu]
The increase in the number of new cases in the day was the highest before WHO recorded as 306,857 people on 6/9, while the most recorded day of deaths was 12,430 on 17/4.
India now leads the world in the number of new cases recorded in the day and with a record high of 97,570 cases last week.
According to Reuters analysis, the spread of COVID-19 is still increasing in 58 countries, including Argentina, Indonesia, Morocco, Spain and Ukraine.
Show number new cases has been recorded a decline in the US, and is down about 44% from a peak of more than 77,000 cases on July 16. A downtrend is also being registered in Brazil./.