The World Health Organization received reports of 307,930 new Covid-19 cases worldwide in the past 24 hours -- the highest single-day increase in global infections since the pandemic began.
The previous daily high was set on September 6, when 306,857 cases were reported.
The total number of cases that have been reported to the WHO from around the globe now stands at 28,637,952.
There were also 5,537 new coronavirus deaths reported to the WHO over the past 24 hours, bringing the global death toll to at least 917,417.
CNN is tracking worldwide coronavirus cases here: