More than 20 million cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed worldwide, according to data compiled late Monday by US-based Johns Hopkins University.
There are now 20,238,926 confirmed COVID-19 cases globally.
A total of 737,900 people have died after contracting the virus while 13,100,628 have recovered after treatment.
The US remains the worst-hit country with over 5,251,416 infections, while its death toll exceeds 166,192.
Brazil, which has the largest number of Covid-19 cases and deaths in Latin America, has the second-highest number of infections worldwide at over 3 million.
India, Russia, South Africa and Mexico are also among the hardest-hit countries in the world.
Mexico now has the thrid largest number of fatalities at 52,298 nearly half a million cases.
China, ground zero of the virus, has registered 84,946 cases so far, including 4,641 deaths and 79,802 recoveries.
The virus has spread to 188 countries and regions since appearing in Wuhan, China last December, the novel coronavirus has spread to at least 213 countries and territories.