10/29/2020, 3:57 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Global virus count up by record 504,419

The number of coronavirus infections recorded globally grew by a record 504,419 in the last 24 hours, Worldometer's tally showed.

The increase marks the first time that daily cases jumped by more than half a million in a day, the data revealed, with the global COVID case count clocking in at just under 45 million.

According to the website's data, the number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 reached 1,179,063 worldwide, while more than 32 million people have recovered from the illness since the pandemic started.

Breaking the News / BU