REUTERS

The number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases worldwide has increased to 1,602,216.

The data as of 08:07 a.m. local time on April 10 was provided by the Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

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The top five countries with the highest number of confirmed cases were the United States with 466,033 cases, Spain with 153,222, Italy with 143,626, France with 118,783, and Germany with 118,235.

The total deaths stood at 95,735. The highest death tolls were reported in Italy (18,279 people), the United States (16,690), Spain (15,447), France (12,210), the United Kingdom (7,978), and Iran (4,110).

Some 355,079 COVID-19 patients have already recovered.

As many as 185 countries have been affected by the virus.