REUTERS

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world exceeded 27.1 million patients as of September 7.

Read alsoInfectious disease expert suggests how to avoid new COVID-19 outbreakAs many as 27,105,151 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported as of 09:28 on September 7, 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 883,529 people, while 18,139,392 coronavirus patients have already recovered.

The highest death toll was recorded in the United States (188,941 people), Brazil (126,650), India (71,642), Mexico (67,558), the United Kingdom (41,640), Italy (35,541), and France (30,730).

The countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic include the United States (6,276,835 confirmed cases), India (4,204,613), Brazil (4,137,521), Russia (1,022,228), Peru (689,977), Colombia (666,521), South Africa (638,517), and Mexico (634,023).

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