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World Coronavirus Dispatch: WHO reports largest single-day spike in cases

Where the virus surged and where it slowed, air travel curbs eased in Dubai, China steps up loan relief, and other pandemic related news from across the globe

Overnight, Tulips reconfigured its production line from churning out cotton balls and pads for cosmetic use to swabs for coronavirus testing
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Overnight, Tulips reconfigured its production line from churning out cotton balls and pads for cosmetic use to swabs for coronavirus testing

Yuvraj Malik New Delhi
The WHO has reported the largest single-day increase in virus infections by its count, at more than 183,000 new cases in the last 24 hours. Brazil had the highest spike with 54,771 cases, with the US next at 36,617. Experts said rising case counts can reflect multiple factors including more widespread testing as well as broader infection. Read more here.

Let’s look at the global statistics:

Total Confirmed Cases: 87,92,027

Change Over Yesterday: 1,60,401

Total Deaths: 4,68,331

Total Recovered: 44,34,628

Nations hit with most cases: US (22,79,879), Brazil (10,83,341), Russia (5,83,879), India (4,25,282) and UK (3,05,803)

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First Published: Jun 22 2020 | 4:19 PM IST

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