The worldwide number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has surpassed 52 million, Johns Hopkins University says.
The exact number of the coronavirus cases stood at 52,041,441 as of 01:50 GMT on Thursday.
More than 1.28 million people have died of the disease, the university added.
The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11. The biggest number of cases so far have been reported in the United States, India and Brazil.