More than 509,000 new cases of novel coronavirus have been confirmed globally in the past 24 hours, which pushed a total number of infections to 125.87 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.
According to the WHO updates, the coronavirus-related deaths increased by over 8,800 to surpass 2.79 million.
As of 15.46 Moscow time on March 31, as many as 127,877,462 coronavirus cases and 2,796,561 coronavirus-related deaths were registered across the globe. The number of confirmed cases grew by 509,746 in the past 24 hours and the number of fatalities increased by 8,855.
The WHO statistics are based on the officially confirmed data provided by countries.
Source: Azeri-Press News Agency