WHO reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases

The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday (June 21), with the total rising by 183,020 in a 24-hour period.

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The biggest increase was from North and South America with over 116,000 new cases, according to a daily report. Total global cases are over 8.7 million with more than 461,000 deaths, according to the WHO.

The previous record for new cases was 181,232 on June 18.