The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world exceeded 36.1 million patients as of October 8.

Read alsoWHO predicts COVID-19 vaccine may be ready by year-endAs many as 36,156,547 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported as of 08:23 on October 8, 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 1,055,684 people, while 25,237,110 coronavirus patients have already recovered.

The highest death toll was recorded in the United States (211,801 people), Brazil (148,228), India (105,526), Mexico (82,726), the United Kingdom (42,605), Italy (36,061), and Peru (32,914).

The countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic include the United States (7,549,794 confirmed cases), India (6,835,655), Brazil (5,000,694), Russia (1,242,258), Colombia (877,684), Argentina (840,915), Spain (835,901), and Peru (832,929).

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