Globally, as of 10 am BJT on Friday, there have been 41,104,946 confirmed cases of coronavirus, including 1,128,325 deaths, reported the World Health Organization.
Current status (data as of 10 am BJT, October 23):
The outbreak has now claimed 227,230 lives in the US, the most of any country, with a total of 8,566,167 infections, according to a tally by the 1Point3Acres virus tracker as of 10 am BJT on Friday.
India has confirmed a total of 7,706,946 COVID-19 cases, raising the number of deaths to 116,616.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Brazil have increased to 5,298,772 with 155,403 deaths, Johns Hopkins reported.
Russia has confirmed 1,453,923 cases of COVID-19, with the number of deaths at 25,072.
A total of 1,053,650 people in Argentina have tested positive for COVID-19, with the death toll at 27,957.
France has recorded 1,041,991 confirmed cases and 34,237 deaths.
The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 34,521 lives in Spain, bringing the total number of infections to 1,026,281.
Colombia's confirmed cases have increased to 990,373, with the number of deaths at 29,636, according to the JHU virus tracker.
Peru has reported 876,885 COVID-19 cases and 33,937 deaths from the virus so far.
It is followed by Mexico with 87,415 deaths from 874,171 infections.