Number of COVID-19 cases confirmed worldwide exceeds 8 mln
The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world exceeded 8 million patients as of the morning of June 16.
As many as 8,035,364 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported as of 09:33 on June 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 436,918 people, while 3,872,963 coronavirus patients have already recovered.
The highest death toll was recorded in the United States (116,172 people), Brazil (43,959), the United Kingdom (41,821), Italy (34,371), France (29,439), and Spain (27,136).
The countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic include the United States (2,114,026 confirmed cases), Brazil (888,271), Russia (536,484), India (343,091), the United Kingdom (298,315), Spain (244,109), Italy (237,290), Peru (232,992), France (194,305), Iran (189,876), Germany (187,682), and Turkey (179,436).
As many as 188 countries have been affected by the virus.