While the COVID-19 pandemic is slowing in parts of Europe and Asia, it is still very much growing globally.
106,000 new cases of coronavirus were reported to the World Health Organisation in the past 24 hours – that’s he largest daily increase in cases since the outbreak began Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus revealed the numbers at the WHO regular briefing.
He said two-thirds of those cases came from just four countries.
The global tally of cases is nearing five million, with more than 324,000 deaths, according to figures collected by Johns Hopkins university.
The US currently has the most cases, with 1.5m, followed by Russia, Brazil and the UK.
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