The number of COVID-19 confirmed cases worldwide has reached 1 273 990, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, which has been monitoring the pandemic’s development for months.
The US still has the highest number of confirmed cases – 337,274, followed by Spain and Italy, with 131,646 and 128,948 respectively.
Italy reported the highest number of deaths caused by the virus – 15,887 people.
Worldwide, the death toll is 69,444.
Most of the infected will recover. The university said 260 247 people have been recovered so far – most of them in China.