A doctor collects a sample for a coronavirus test from a baby in Subang on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday. Photo: AP A doctor collects a sample for a coronavirus test from a baby in Subang on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday. Photo: AP
A doctor collects a sample for a coronavirus test from a baby in Subang on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday. Photo: AP

Global coronavirus cases rise by single-day record of half a million

  • Most Western countries and parts of Latin America have reported their highest single-day surges in the past few weeks
  • Many governments, with the notable exception of the US, have started taking stronger measures to bring the spread of the virus under control

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A doctor collects a sample for a coronavirus test from a baby in Subang on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday. Photo: AP A doctor collects a sample for a coronavirus test from a baby in Subang on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday. Photo: AP
A doctor collects a sample for a coronavirus test from a baby in Subang on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday. Photo: AP
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