In the world for a new type of coronavirus COVID-19 died more than 500 thousand people. This is evidenced by Worldometrics.

Thus, the number of deaths during the pandemic rose to 503 597 patients.

In addition, positive tests for coronavirus received 10 218 562 citizen.

From COVID-19 recovered 5 521 578.

Among active cases, of which there are 4 193 387 patients in serious condition are 57 943 citizen.

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.