The number of cases of coronavirus in the world has exceeded 11.6 million

The number of detected cases of coronavirus in the world for a day increased by more than 168 thousand. It exceeded 11.6 million, in total, more than 539 thousand patients with COVID-19 died, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported.

According to the latest data of the organization, 168,957 cases of coronavirus infection were registered during the day, and 4147 patients with COVID-19 died. Thus, the total number of diagnosed cases of the disease in the world is 11 669 259, the number of deaths – 539 906.

Most cases of infection were registered in North and South America-6,004,685 and Europe-2,827,789.

On March 11, the world health organization declared the outbreak of a new COVID-19 coronavirus infection a pandemic.