Daily Covid cases break global record — Action News Now

WHO data marks first single-day registered cases surpass 3 million

Nearly 3.4 million new Covid-19 infections were recorded on Wednesday, the highest daily record since the pandemic began. The most recent wave of infections is driven by Omicron variants.

The World Health Organization (WHO) Covid-19 dashboard on Wednesday show A total of 3.39 million Covid-19 cases have been reported globally in the past 24 hours.

Global health agencies receive data from governments and organize them to provide regional and global data.

Wednesday’s data far surpassed previous records, with the number of registered cases in a single day surpassing 3 million for the first time.

The recent wave of infections has been driven by the Omicron variant of Covid-19, which is particularly prevalent in Western Europe and the United States. The speed at which the variant spread has overwhelmed hospitals.

The variant is now considered the second most infectious disease on Earth. Only measles is more contagious.

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