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The coronavirus pandemic marks a new record with 218,000 cases in one day and more than 516,000 deaths

July 2, 2020

The pandemic of the new coronavirus originating in the Chinese city of Wuhan has registered approximately 218,000 cases in the last 24 hours, which is a new record in daily counting and the total number has increased to more than 10.6 million infections with more than 516,000 deaths the latest balance sheet from Johns Hopkins University.

According to data updated this Thursday at 10:30 a.m., the global balance of coronaviruses totaled 218,000 cases from the previous balance, beating the previous daily record by 27,000 positives, which occurred on June 26 with more than 191,000 infections within 24 hours has been reached.

With this data, the balance increases to 10.7 million infected and 516,434 deaths in 188 countries and areas. The total number of people recovered exceeds 5.48 million, with Brazil toping the list with 817,642 people cured.

The coronavirus pandemic marks a new record with 218,000 cases in one day and more than 516,000 deathsThe coronavirus pandemic marks a new record with 218,000 cases in one day and more than 516,000 deaths

The United States remains the country most affected by the pandemic and, with 50,700 positive results in the past 24 hours, has set a new daily record that exceeds the previous maximum of 5,000 infections. In North America, the balance increases to 2.68 million cases and 128,062 deaths.