In the world of positive result of tests on a new type of coronavirus COVID-19 received almost 5.4 million people. This is evidenced by the data portal Worldometrics.

During the pandemic, it was identified 5 397 305 cases of infection. Also victims of the coronavirus in the world steel 343 584 of the patient.

At the same coronavirus infection was cured 2 236 294 people.

At the moment the number of active sick 2 817 427 people, including 540 53 patients in serious condition.

December 31, 2019, the Chinese government announced the outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan. The causative agent is a new type of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19.

March 11, the world health organization (who) declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic.