Coronavirus live news: record 24-hour increase in global cases; Bogotá to re-enter strict lockdown

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record global uptick in coronavirus casesThe World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Friday, with the total rising by 228,102 in 24 hours.

The biggest increases were from the United States, Brazil, India and South Africa, according to a daily report.The previous WHO record for new cases was 212,326 on July 4. Deaths remained steady at about 5,000 a day.

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