Indian health ministry reports another daily record of 90,802 COVID-19 cases raising total to over 27 million worldwide.
- India’s health ministry reported another daily record of 90,802 cases on Monday, bringing the total to over 4.2 million and overtaking Brazil to become the second-hardest-hit country.
- COVID-19 cases are rising in 22 of the states in the US, according to a Reuters analysis, as the country celebrates its end-of-summer Labor Day weekend.
- The world’s coronavirus cases have hit 27 million, more than 18 million people have recovered and more than 882,000 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University.
- At least 200 UN staff have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Syria, according to a leaked document, as the organisation steps up efforts to contain the spread of the disease in the war-torn country.