17 January 2022,   11:03
The number of people infected with coronavirus in the United States exceeds one million

The coronavirus pandemic surpassed another grim milestone, with more than three million cases of COVID-19 now reported worldwide.

Numbers compiled by Johns Hopkins University found that the total number of confirmed cases worldwide achieves 3 065 812.

The outbreak has also claimed the lives of more than 211 662 people around the world.

The United States remained the hardest-hit nation with 1 010 507 infected people.

So far, the country has recorded the highest number of deaths at 56 803.