Global coronavirus count now exceeds three million

Apr 27 2020, 12:47 pm

The number of known coronavirus cases worldwide has spiked past three million people, according to live numbers from the World Health Organization.

As of Monday, 3,045,084 cases have been confirmed globally and 210,282 COVID-19-related deaths have been reported.

A total of 1,126,464 known cases have recovered from the virus.

It took 83 days for the world to reach the first million cases and just 14 days afterward for the second million. Now, only 12 days later, we’ve reached three million.

Seven countries have over 100,000 known cases: United States (999,706), Spain (229,422), Italy (199,414), France (165,842), Germany (158,213), UK (157,149), and Turkey (112,261).

Johns Hopkins University

Globally, the United States and Italy hold the highest death toll totals at 56,189 and 26,977, respectively.