Washington: COVID-19 infections are still rising in 59 countries. There have been at least 63,558,977 reported infections and 1,473,927 reported deaths caused by the new coronavirus so far.
Of every 100 infections last reported around the world, more than 20 were reported from countries in Asia and the Middle East.
The region is reporting a million new infections about every 10 days and has reported more than 16,629,000 since the pandemic began.
With 158,904 new cases, United States reported the most infections in a day and tally reached 1,39,200, 38. India was second with 40,710 new infections while Brazil reported 35,467 and Russia 25,879.