India recorded 9,985 cases in one day and 274 deaths, as the country emerged from a two-month lock down.
Concerns are growing about a second wave of corona virus in the US, with 22 states reporting weekly increases in corona virus cases.
China has dismissed as “ridiculous” a Harvard Medical School study that suggested the corona virus could have been circulating in Wuhan as early as August. Scientists have also said it offers no convincing evidence of when the outbreak began.
Nearly 7.2 million people have now been confirmed to have the corona virus and nearly 409,000 have died, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The US, the UK and Brazil have recorded the highest death tolls. The US, Brazil and Russia have the most cases.