Geneva (dpa) – According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of daily new infections with the corona virus has risen to a new record level.
According to information from Sunday, the WHO counted more than 230,000 new cases within 24 hours. This brings the number of people infected worldwide to 12.5 million. 562,000 patients have died with or from Covid-19.
66,000 new cases were recorded for the USA, and 45,000 people were infected with the virus in Brazil. In India, the number of infected people increased by 28,000. In Europe, Russia, Turkey, but also countries like Portugal, Great Britain and Romania have many new cases.
Meanwhile, WHO has sent two experts to China to work with Chinese experts to prepare a WHO-led investigation to pinpoint the source of the pandemic.