More than 535,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 were registered worldwide on Thursday, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 121.46 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Friday.
As of 17:44 Moscow time on March 19, as many as 121.467 million Covid-19 and 2.684 million associated deaths were registered across the globe. The number of confirmed cases grew by 535,860 in the past 24 hours and the number of fatalities increased by 9,868.
The WHO statistics is based on officially confirmed data from the countries.
Europe accounts for more than 43 percent of the Covid-19 daily tally (233,900 cases). Next are North and South America (195,970 cases), and Southeast Asia (49,211 cases).
The biggest number of coronavirus cases was reported from the United States (29.317 million), Brazil (11.694 million), India (11.514 million), Russia (4.438 million), the United Kingdom (4.281 million), France (4.111 million), Italy (3.307 million), Spain (3.206 million), Turkey (2.951 million), Germany (2.63 million), Colombia (2.314 million), and Argentina (2.218 million). SOVEREIGNPH