REUTERS

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world exceeded 30.8 million patients as of September 20.

As many as 30,815,617 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported as of 16:22 on September 20, according to the Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

The overall death toll is 957,633 people, while 21,068,861 coronavirus patients have already recovered.

Read alsoUkraine reports almost 3,000 new COVID-19 cases on Sept 20The highest death toll was recorded in the United States (199,268 people), Brazil (136,532), India (86,752), Mexico (73,258), the United Kingdom (41,848), Italy (35,692), Peru (31,283), France (31,257), and Spain (30,495).

The countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic include the United States (6,767,634 confirmed cases), India (5,400,619), Brazil (4,528,240), Russia (1,098,958), Colombia (758,398), Peru (756,412), Mexico (694,121), South Africa (659,656), Spain (640,040), and Argentina (622,934).

As many as 188 countries have been affected by the virus.