Number of COVID-19 cases worldwide breaks one million mark

The confirmed number of COVID-19 cases worldwide has passed one million.

That’s according to the latest figures released by John Hopkins University, which also revealed that this comes after cases doubled in less than a week.

According to the recently released statistics, the United States of America still has the most cases in the world.

The American university’s findings show that a quarter of the registered coronavirus cases in the world are in the US while Europe accounts for almost half.

Health officials in Spain have recorded an 8 per cent rise in just one day, going from 102,136 cases on Wednesday to more than 110,000.

So far, the European country is also the third-worst hit nation globally in terms of deaths.

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