The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world exceeded 162 million patients as of May 15.
As many as 162,038,093 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported as of 20:20 p.m. on May 15, according to 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 countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic included the United States (32,909,005 confirmed cases/585,407 deaths), India (24,372,907/266,207), Brazil (15,519,525/432,628), France (5,909,386/107,584), Turkey (5,106,862/44,537), Russia (4,875,308/113,541), the United Kingdom (4,464,634/127,937), Italy (4,153,374/124,063), Spain (3,604,799/79,339), and Germany (3,595,451/86,034).
In total, 1,433,444,285 vaccine doses were administered worldwide.