WHO reports record surge in coronavirus incidence in the world
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported a record surge in coronavirus infections in the world since the pandemic start, Kazpravda.kz reports.
According to the WHO data as of September 13, 307 930 cases of infection have been detected in the world over the last day. The previous anti-record was recorded on September 6 - 306,857 cases.
WHO indicates that a total of 28 637 952 cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed in the world, 917 417 cases have died.
Most of the infections, according to the WHO, are recorded in North and South America - almost 14.7 million cases were diagnosed there, followed by Southeast Asia with approximately 5.4 million cases of COVID-19 and Europe, where almost 4.8 million were infected.
Meanwhile, the American Johns Hopkins University registered a record rise in coronavirus infections in the world on September 11 - 319,888 infections.
In recent days, a record number of infections have been registered in a number of countries - India (+93 215), France (+10 561), Great Britain (+3 497), Iraq (+3 531), Israel (+2 882), Ukraine (+2 446) and others.