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The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world exceeded 8.1 million patients as of the morning of June 17.

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As many as 8,175,482 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported as of 09:33 on June 17, 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 443,730 people, while 3,956,263 coronavirus patients have already recovered.

The highest death toll was recorded in the United States (116,963 people), Brazil (45,241), the United Kingdom (42,054), Italy (34,405), France (29,550), and Spain (27,136).

The countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic include the United States (2,137,731 confirmed cases), Brazil (923,189), Russia (544,725), India (354,065), the United Kingdom (299,600), Spain (244,328), Italy (237,500), Peru (237,156), France (194,347), Iran (192,439), Germany (188,252), and Chile (184,449).

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