REUTERS

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world exceeded 39 million patients as of October 16.

Read alsoUN: Pandemic could push up to 115 million people into poverty this yearAs many as 39,002,007 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported as of 16:23 on October 16, 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 1,099,469 people, while 26,932,328 coronavirus patients have already recovered.

The highest death toll was recorded in the United States (217,747 people), Brazil (152,460), India (112,161), Mexico (85,285), the United Kingdom (43,383), Italy (36,372), and Peru (33,577).

The countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic include the United States (7,982,291 confirmed cases), India (7,370,468), Brazil (5,169,386), Russia (1,361,317), Argentina (949,063), Colombia (936,982), Spain (921,374), and Peru (859,740).

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