Almost 40 countries have reported record increases in coronavirus infections in one day, as the World Health Organization warns that there is no return to the "old normal".
The fall rate has increased rapidly in the US, Brazil, India, Japan and Australia, among others.
In Hong Kong, Bolivia, Sudan and Ethiopia, there is also an increase, according to a Reuters balance sheet.
Data compiled from official reports shows a steady increase in the number of countries that have seen daily increases in coronavirus cases in the past month.
Almost 40 countries reported a record rise in coronavirus infections in one day this month. Pictured: Overall, coronavirus cases have been confirmed in countries with rapidly increasing infection rates
According to Reuters, Bulgaria, Belgium, Uzbekistan, and Israel also saw record-breaking one-day increases last month.
Three weeks ago, at least seven countries reported record increases, which had risen to at least 13 countries two weeks ago.
After increasing to at least 20 countries in the past week, the number of countries reporting daily record increases has now reached 37.
A new daily record has been recorded in Spain that is likely to prevent tourists from visiting one of the continent's most popular travel destinations.
A separate poll has also shown that the world has set a new record for the highest daily increase in coronavirus infections.
Worldwide, more than 280,000 new cases were registered on Thursday and Friday. This is the highest daily increase since the virus appeared. This comes from an AFP count based on official sources.
India is among the countries that reported a rapid increase in coronavirus cases this month, with more than 280,000 new cases registered worldwide on Thursday and Friday
Data compiled from official reports shows a steady increase in the number of countries that have seen daily increases in coronavirus cases, including Brazil, in the past month
The Friday balance of 282,042 was slightly below the daily record of 284,661 on Thursday, but still shows an alarming increase in the spread of the virus.
This happens after the WHO has warned everyone to treat their behavior in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic as "life and death decisions".
& # 39; We are not going to & # 39; old normality & # 39; The pandemic has already changed the way we live, ”said World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus this week.
"We ask everyone to treat decisions about where to go, what to do and who to meet with as decisions about life and death – because they are."
A separate report also showed that governments are quickly losing support for dealing with the pandemic.
A poll released on Saturday found confidence in authorities in six countries waning as governments around the world struggle to contain the virus.
According to a study polling 1,000 people in every nation, the number of deaths and infections is higher than in France, Germany, the UK, Japan, Sweden and the United States.
"Support for national governments is declining in most countries this month," said the Kekst CNC Communications Advisory Group report.
A new daily record has been recorded in Spain that is likely to prevent tourists from visiting one of the continent's most popular travel destinations. Pictured Barcelona on July 19th
Spain was among the 37 countries that set a new daily record in coronavirus cases this month, according to a Reuters report
The United States has had more than 4 million cases this week and more than 1,000 deaths on four consecutive days.
Brazil and India, which epidemiologists say are likely to be months from peak, have also exceeded a million cases.
In Australia, after another outbreak, officials forced a six-week partial ban and made face masks mandatory for residents of the country's second-largest city, Melbourne.
After setting a daily record this week, officials in Mexico warned that a downward trend in the numbers beginning in mid-June could reverse.
Based on the rate of hospital admissions last week, Mayor of Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum said that the hospital stay until October could exceed the levels registered in June.
She said, "It is important to realize that if we do not change the trend, exponential growth can occur."
Kenya had a high daily number of cases less than two weeks after the reopening of domestic passenger flights.
President Uhuru Kenyatta, who announced that international flights would resume on August 1, has invited officials to an emergency meeting on Monday to discuss the increase in cases.
The Chinese authorities have announced that they will launch a new wave of tests in Dalian City (photo) after new infections are found there
South Korea reported the highest number of infections in almost four months on Saturday, and the first locally transmitted case in nearly 100 days was found in Vietnam.
This happened after the Chinese authorities announced on Friday that they would launch a new test wave the port city of Dalian, where around six million people live after new infections have been found.
The local government's health commission said the city must go into war mode to prevent further spread.
It also announced on-site nucleic acid testing for people using the subway system, and will impose new restrictions on some communities.
The WHO European Chapter has raised concerns over the increase in cases on the continent in the past two weeks and warned that stricter restrictions may be required.
"The recent resurgence of COVID-19 cases in some countries after the relaxation of physical distance measures is certainly a matter of concern," a WHO spokeswoman for Europe told AFP.
"If the situation demands, it may be necessary to reintroduce stricter, more targeted measures with the full commitment of the communities."
Almost a third of the 15.8 million infections worldwide have been registered since July 1, while the total death toll is 640,000.
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