Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries since the first cases were identified in Dec 2019.
More than 11 million patients suffering from the Covid-19 coronavirus have now recovered.
As of late on Friday night, the total number of cases crossed 17,636,000, while fatalities rose to 679,760, the global tracker revealed in its latest update. (Live: Coronavirus cases in UAE and across the world)
Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.
The US accounted for the world’s highest number of infections and fatalities at 4,674,070 and 156,118, respectively, according to worldometer.
Brazil came in second place with 2,610,102infections.
In terms of cases, US ranks first among the top five countries (4,674,070), followed by Brazil (2,610,102), India (1,638,870), Russia (839,981) and South Africa (482,169).
Countries with over 10,000 deaths include UK (45,999), Mexico (46,000), Italy (35,132), India (35,747), France (30,238), Spain (28,443), Peru (19,021), Iran (16,569) and Russia (13,963).
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