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The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world exceeded 31 million patients as of September 21.

Read alsoCOVID-19: Ukraine updates list of red, green zone countriesAs many as 31,028,757 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported as of 08:23 on September 21, 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 960,698 people, while 21,254,847 coronavirus patients have already recovered.

The highest death toll was recorded in the United States (199,509 people), Brazil (136,895), India (82,882), Mexico (73,493), the United Kingdom (41,886), Italy (35,707), and Peru (31,369).

The countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic include the United States (6,804,814 confirmed cases), India (5,487,580), Brazil (4,544,629), Russia (1,098,958), Peru (768,895), Colombia (765,076), Mexico (697,663), and South Africa (661,211).

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