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The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world exceeded 26.6 million patients as of September 5.

Read alsoTravel amid COVID-19 restrictions: Ukraine updates list of red, green zone countriesAs many as 26,610,845 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported as of 08:28 on September 5, 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 874,379 people, while 17,717,911 coronavirus patients have already recovered.

The highest death toll was recorded in the United States (187,765 people), Brazil (125,502), India (69,561), Mexico (66,851), the United Kingdom (41,626), Italy (35,518), and France (30,730).

The countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic include the United States (6,201,727 confirmed cases), Brazil (4,091,801), India (4,023,179), Russia (1,011,987), Peru (670,145), Colombia (641,574), South Africa (635,078), and Mexico (623,090).

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