Good morning! Here is the latest summary of coronavirus update across the world for today.
The coronavirus pandemic hit India as the health ministry announced on Sunday at least 78,761 new infections in 24 hours, setting a new daily record worldwide.
With a population of more than 1.3 billion people, India ranks third with the most number of infections, behind the US and Brazil.
India top the daily cases, United States previously recorded 77,638 daily cases in one day, according to the AFP news agency.
Australia treads cautiously as coronavirus lingers
According to report, Australia’s state of Victoria released 114 new cases as the virus returned to triple digits on Sunday.
A day after the tally fell to 94, its lowest in nearly two months, Its capital, Melbourne, is four weeks into a six-week hard lockdown that authorities have said may ease only gradually.
State premier Daniel Andrew said either the cases is 100, 94,114, whatever the number, we simply could not open up.
The nation of 25 million has suffered about 25,600 infections and just over 600 deaths since the start of the year.
South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases fall below 300
South Korean recorded the number of daily new Covid-19 cases which is below 300 on Sunday, the first time in five days, as the government extends social distancing restrictions in greater Seoul, according to Yonhap news agency.
South Korea reported 299 new Covid-19 cases, including 283 local infections, raising the total caseload to 19,699, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC).
Two more patients died, raising the death toll to 323.
Germany’s reports new 785 cases
Germany’s Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases reported on Sunday an additional 785 new coronavirus cases pushing the total number of infections to 241,771.
The data also showed six additional deaths with the total number hitting 9,295.