More than 643,000 new cases of novel coronavirus have been confirmed globally in the past 24 hours, which pushed a total number of infections to 159.31 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Wednesday, APA reports.
According to the WHO updates, the coronavirus-related deaths increased by over 11,700 to surpass 3.31 million.
As of 19.00 Moscow time on May 12, as many as 159,319,384 coronavirus cases and 3,311,780 coronavirus-related deaths were registered across the globe. The number of confirmed cases grew by 643,091 in the past 24 hours and the number of fatalities increased by 11,726.
The WHO statistics are based on the officially confirmed data provided by countries.