The World Health Organization reported yet another record increase in global COVID-19 cases on Friday.
The world recorded more than 237-thousand new COVID-19 cases in just 24 hours. It's the biggest single-day increase since the pandemic started.
The U.S., Brazil, India and South Africa were mainly responsible for the grim new milestone.
Approximately one.four million people around the world have been infected with the virus.
The global death toll is now more than 588-thousand.