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World witness highest single day infection

 International Desk

 Published: 08:38 AM, 3 July 2020   Updated: 12:14 PM, 3 July 2020

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For the first time,  more than 208,000 people have been infected with coronavirus in a single day after the pandemic began and the virus claimed 5,155 new lives across the world.

According to worldometer, so far, 524,036 people have died from the deadly virus infection out of 10,984,735 coronavirus cases across the world. Of them, 6,140,649 have recovered. 

Brazil witnesses 1,277 deaths, the highest number in the last 24 hours. The death toll rose to 61,990. Besides, the number of coronavirus cases in the country rose to 1,501,353. 

741 people have died in Mexico on the last day. In all, more than 29,000 have been died of the virus in the country and surpasses Spain. On the last day, 5,681 people were identified in the country. In total, 238,511 are infected.

The United States witnesses 687 deaths in the last 24 hours. The United States is the most affected nation by the deadly coronavirus having 2,837,189 people infected with the virus. Of these, 131,485 have died in the country.

After that, India reports 337 deaths in a single day. The total death toll rises to 18,225. A total of 627,168 infections reported in the country so far.

The coronavirus was first detected in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, China in December 2019. The virus, which has spread from China, has so far infected 215 countries and territories around the world.