Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are leaving with a patient at Hialeah Hospital where they are treating patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Hialeah, Florida, on July 29, 2020.
Marco Bello | Reuters
Nearly 300,000 new cases of coronavirus were reported to the World Health Organization in the past 24 hours, the largest increase in a single day, the agency said Friday.
More than half of the 292,527 new cases reported on Thursday came from the Americas with 171,946 cases, according to WHO data. Southeast Asia reported the second largest number of cases with 60,113 infections, followed by Europe with 25,241, according to the WHO.
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