Live updates: Global COVID-19 cases surpass 25 million; India sets new world daily record with 78,761
Updated 23:08, 30-Aug-2020

There are over 25 million confirmed COVID-19 cases globally, with over 843,000 fatalities and more than 16.4 million recoveries, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University. 

Here is what we know:

As of Saturday, the Chinese mainland had recorded 85,031 cases, with 338 asymptomatic patients under medical observation. The death toll in China stands at 4,728, including 87 fatalities from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and seven from the Taiwan region.

The Chinese mainland recorded nine new cases on Saturday, all from overseas. It is the 14th consecutive day the Chinese mainland has reported no new domestically transmitted cases.

India Sunday reported the world's highest single-day rise with 78,761 cases.

Police broke up a mass protest against coronavirus curbs on Saturday and arrested 300 in Berlin, Germany after demonstrators failed to keep their distance and wear masks as instructed.

The U.S. has registered over 5.9 million infections and more than 182,000 deaths so far – both the highest in the world. 

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