The pandemic breaks daily record with 289,100 cases
The pandemic of the new coronavirus originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan has registered 289,100 new cases in the last 24 hours, which is its new daily record and brings the balance to more than 17 million infected people and more than 667,000 fatalities, according to the global balance published this Thursday at 8:30 am by Johns Hopkins University.
The United States exceeds 4.42 million cases with 150,713 fatalities, after adding 70,800 new positives in the last 24 hours. Brazil – with 2.5 million positives and 90,134 deaths, including 69,100 new cases from the previous balance – is instead the country with the most recovered patients, with 1.92 million people saved.
For its part, India records 1.58 million infections with 34,955 deaths, after adding 50,300 positives on the last day, its second highest daily number in the entire series since the virus hit Brazilian soil. Then, Russia accumulates 827,509 infections and 13,650 deaths.