The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus worldwide exceeded 38 million on Tuesday, according the US-based Johns Hopkins University, which relies on data from international organizations, federal and local authorities.
The US-based research university reports that at present, the global number of people infected with the novel coronavirus stands at 38,006,121, while the death toll has reached 1,083,875. Over 26,354,211 patients have already recovered from the disease, TASS reports.
The United States is the leading country in terms of confirmed novel coronavirus cases (7,850,829), followed by India (7,175,880) and Brazil (5,103,408).
To date, 1,326,178 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Russia, with 1,031,785 patients having recovered from the disease, according to the anti-coronavirus crisis center. Russia’s latest data indicates 22,966 fatalities nationwide.