With 150,000 corona infections in one day, a new record has been set. This is reported by the head of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros.
A large number of registrations came in on Thursday, Tedros announced on Friday.
According to the WHO, the corona pandemic is accelerating. There is also more and more testing.
In total, more than 8.6 million cases are known worldwide.
More than 4.5 million patients have recovered, more than 450,000 people have succumbed to coronavirus, counts show.