The global coronavirus death toll has surpassed 3 million on Saturday, after 13,896 deaths registered in the last 24 hours. The figures come as a new wave of the pandemic grips the world. In focus is India, grappling with rising infections and new lockdowns. The country reported a record daily increase of 234,692 COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours. The US has the highest casualties at 579,942.