By the Numbers: COVID-19 cases growing again worldwide

Many countries are seeing resurgences and second waves of COVID-19, with the World Health Organization calling Europe’s transmission rates “alarming.”
1:20 | 09/18/20

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We now take a look at krona virus cases around the world today the World Health Organization warned of a very serious situation as Europe's transmission rates become what they call. Alarming and many countries are seeing surges and second waves this fall here's the latest by the numbers. European countries covered by the WHIO ahead together recorded more than 300000 new confirmed cases in the last week. That's more than they recorded during their peak back in March and more than half of these European nations reported more than 10% increase in new cases in just the past two weeks. Today France reported a record 1015931. Day rise in newly diagnosed cases. And Spain an early corona virus epicenter kissing a vicious resurgence with total cases now exceeding 600001. Of the world's. Highest case towns and India today reported nearly 98000. Cases a record one day increase that brings its total bases to least. Five point one million the second highest in the world only after United States. And that follows India's strict lockdown of its entire population of one point three million people back in March. Brazil has the world's third highest case count was four point four million here in the United States we've now seen at least six point six million cope in nineteen cases. With new daily cases increasing in eighteen states and daily deaths increasing. In eleven states.

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