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Global coronavirus tally rises by record 3.6 million in week: WHO

The death toll rose by over 54,000 over the same period

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The previous all-time high of over 3.3 million infections was recorded in the week from October 26 to November 1

The number of confirmed cases climbed by a record 3.6 million globally last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.

As of November 8, the global tally totaled over 49.7 million cases, which is 8 per cent more compared to the previous week.

The death toll rose by over 54,000 over the same period.

The previous all-time high of over 3.3 million infections was recorded in the week from October 26 to November 1.

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First Published: Wed, November 11 2020. 15:07 IST
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