The death toll from the novel coronavirus has reached 5,436 worldwide. A total of 453 patients have died in the past day due to coronavirus-induced pneumonia, and this is a record number throughout this epidemic.
A total of 10,929 new cases of infection were confirmed in the world in one day, and the number of infected has reached 145,698 people.
Throughout the epidemic, 72,550 patients recovered and were discharged from hospitals. Still 67,712 patients are being treated, and 6,082 (9 percent) of whom are either in severe or critical condition.
The coronavirus situation in Europe remains extremely dire. The number of new cases continues to increase in Italy, Spain, France and Germany. The number of infected is also quite high in Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the Netherlands.
The number of new cases is increasing in Iran and South Korea, too, with the death toll also rising in record pace in Iran.