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WHO reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases

| Updated: June 22, 2020 13:30:28


A logo is pictured on the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, November 22, 2017 — Reuters/Files A logo is pictured on the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, November 22, 2017 — Reuters/Files

The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday, with the total rising by 183,020 in a 24-hour period.

The biggest increase was from North and South America with over 116,000 new cases, the WHO said in a daily report, adding that total global cases are now over 8.7 million with more than 461,000 deaths.

The previous record for new cases was 181,232 on June 18.

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