REUTERS

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world exceeded 63.9 million patients as of December 2.

Read alsoCOVID Pfizer vaccine approved for use next week in UK – mediaAs many as 63,938,037 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported as of 11:26 on December 2, 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 1,482,451 people, while 41,091,281 coronavirus patients have already recovered.

The highest death toll was recorded in the United States (270,691 people), Brazil (173,817), India (138,122), Mexico (106,765), the United Kingdom (59,148), Italy (56,361), and France (52,821).

The countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic include the United States (13,725,917 confirmed cases), India (9,499,413), Brazil (6,386,787), Russia (2,327,105), France (2,275,429), Spain (1,656,444), and the United Kingdom (1,647,230).

As many as 191 countries have been affected by the virus.