The number of new Covid-19 cases worldwide has reached a record high at 212,326 cases in the last 24 hours, according to a situation report from the World Health Organization.
The report says there have been more than 10.9 million confirmed Covid-19 cases globally, with 212,326 new cases in the last 24 hours. There have been at least 523,011 deaths around the world since the pandemic began, with 5,134 of those deaths reported in the last 24 hours.
The virus, which first emerged in China, has spread around the world with the epicenter shifting from East Asia to Europe and then to the Americas. The biggest increase reported Saturday occurred in North and South America, which saw 129,772…