As of the morning of October 15, there are 240,405,321 cases of coronavirus infection detected worldwide, the Worldometers data shows.
According to the latest data, the coronavirus pandemic has killed a total of 4,897,608 people, while 217,709,078 recovered.
The leaders with the number of coronavirus infections are the United States (45 639 012), India (34 037 592), and Brazil (21 612 237).
Coronavirus has been reported in 221 countries and territories.
The World Health Organization recognized coronavirus as a pandemic on March 11, 2020.
The outbreak of pneumonia in China began in December of 2019. China confirmed that coronavirus was contagious and declared quarantine in two cities on January 21.
The first case of coronavirus got detected on February 26, 2020, in Georgia.