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Number of COVID-19 cases confirmed worldwide exceeds 2.6 mln

The overall death toll is 183,454 people.

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world exceeded 2.6 million patients as of the morning of April 23. As many as 2,630,005 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases had been reported as of 07:24 (UTC) on April 23, according to the Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

The overall death toll is 183,470 people, while 713,768 coronavirus patients have already recovered. The three countries most affected by the coronavirus pandemic include the United States (842,621 confirmed cases), Spain (208,389), and Italy (187,327). The highest death toll was recorded in the United States (46,784 people), Italy (25,085), Spain (21,717), and France (21,340).