COVID-19 CASES WORLDWIDE EXCEED 25 MILLION
Global coronavirus cases surged past 25 million on Sunday (Aug 30), as India marked a worldwide record for daily new cases in the COVID-19 pandemic.
The data showed steady global growth as the disease’s epicenter shifts again, with India taking center stage from the United States and Latin America.
According to Reuters tally, India’s single-day tally of 78,761 new coronavirus infections on Sunday exceeded the one-day increase of 77,299 reported by the United States in mid-July.
The surge in India took the global caseload to 25,074,751.
According to World Health Organization data, the official number of global coronavirus cases is now at least five times the number of severe influenza illnesses recorded annually.