The World Health Organization (WHO) has registered this Friday the highest number of new COVID-19 infections worldwide since the pandemic broke out, more than 350,000.
According to data released by the agency, 350,766 new cases of the disease have been confirmed in the last 24 hours globally. So far, WHO has accounted for 36.361.054 people infected with COVID-19 around the world.
The continent American It is the region that has registered the most infections this Friday, 127,250, according to the WHO. Behind her are located Europe, with 109,749 and, in third place, the Southeast Asian, with 82,284 in total. Globally, there are 17,512,753 infected people, 6,676,012 and 7,741,559, respectively.
By countries, United States is the hardest hit by the pandemic, as it has confirmed 7,471,688 positives, followed by India, with 6,906,151 and Brazil, 5.000.694.
As for deaths from the disease, the WHO has counted 6,339 globally during this day, which have raised the total count to 1.056.186 since the pandemic began.