Worldwide number of COVID-19 cases surpasses 45 million
The worldwide number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has surpassed 45 million, reported Sputnik news agency, quoting Johns Hopkins University.
The exact number of coronavirus cases stood at 45,018,354 as of 04:55 GMT on Friday. More than 1.18 million people have died of the disease, the university added.
The World Health Organisation declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11. The biggest number of cases so far have been registered in the United States, India and Brazil.