As the coronavirus pandemic rages, more than 1,005,774 people have been diagnosed with the disease worldwide.
This was a finding of researchers from the Johns Hopkins University.
Also, the death toll from the deadly virus has also surpassed 51,000 while about 208,000 patients have recovered.
At the last count, Italy remains the country worst hit by the outbreak, with 13,915 deaths, followed by Spain, with 10,003 deaths.
The US accounts for most cases in the world with 234,000 people infected and 5,316 deaths recorded so far.