Globally, as of 6:30 pm BJT on Thursday, there have been 114,428,211 confirmed cases of coronavirus, including 2,543,755 deaths, reported the World Health Organization.
Current status (data as of 6:30 pm BJT, Mar 4):
The outbreak has now claimed 526,381 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 29,259,660 infections, according to a tally by the 1Point3Acres virus tracker as of 6:30 pm BJT on Thursday.
India has confirmed a total of 11,156,923 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 157,435.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 10,718,630 with 259,271 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.
Russia has recorded 4,241,970 confirmed cases and 86,368 deaths.
The UK has reported 4,207,125 COVID-19 cases and 124,017 deaths from the virus so far.
France has confirmed 3,870,144 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 87,695.
A total of 3,136,321 people in Spain have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 70,247.
The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 98,635 lives in Italy, bringing the total number of infections to 2,976,274.
It is followed by Turkey with 28,771 deaths from 2,734,836 infections.
Germany's confirmed cases have increased to 2,474,777, with the number of deaths at 71,289, according to the JHU virus tracker.