The number of people infected with coronavirus around the world has exceeded 4.5 million people, according to the American Johns Hopkins University.

According to the latest data, just the moment the planet were 4 500 476 cases of infection, died 304 835 patients.

Leader in the number of infected people remain the United States of America, there are sick more than 1.3 million people. In Russia infected with coronavirus 262 843, UK – 238 001.

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.