The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Sunday, with the daily total hitting 183,020 in a 24-hour period. The biggest increase was from North and South America with over 116,000 new cases, according to a daily report. Total global cases are over 8.7 million with more than 461,000 deaths, according to the WHO.

The previous record for new daily cases was 181,232 on June 18.

More than 8.92 million people have been reported to be infected by the coronavirus globally and more than 467,000​ have died, while 4.41 million have recovered so far. For a US-focused tracker with a state-by-state and county map, click here.

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(Inputs from agencies)