The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world exceeded 24.4 million patients as of August 28.

Read alsoUkraine shuts borders for foreigners: exceptions, explainedAs many as 24,465,706 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported as of 09:28 on August 28, 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 831,818 people, while 15,999,029 coronavirus patients have already recovered.

The highest death toll was recorded in the United States (180,844 people), Brazil (118,649), Mexico (62,594), India (61,529), the United Kingdom (41,564), Italy (35,463), and France (30,581).

The countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic include the United States (5,869,032 confirmed cases), Brazil (3,761,391), India (3,387,500), Russia (972,972), Peru (621,997), South Africa (618,286), Colombia (581,995), and Mexico (579,914).

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