Global cases of COVID-19 reached 30.4 million, following a day in which a new record of daily contagions was reached, more than 316,000 worldwide, according to World Health Organization (WHO) statistics.
The number of deaths worldwide rises to 948,795, after more than 6,000 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.
America tops the list of regions with the most cases, with 15.3 million positives, followed by South Asia, which is approaching 6 million, and Europe, with more than 5.1 million.
The Americas also concentrates more than half of the reported deaths (524,000), while Europe accumulates 229,000 and South Asia today overca viewed the 100,000 barrier.
The list of most affected countries remains unchanged, led by the US with 6.6 million cases and followed by India (5.4 million) and Brazil (4.4 million).
Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Spain and Argentina are also among the 10 most affected countries on the planet in terms of absolute case figures.
The United States, also the country with the most deceased, could overcome the 200,000 barrier in the coming days, while Brazil ranks second with 134,000 deaths and India the third with 85,000.
Mexico, Peru and Spain are also among the 10 countries with the most deceased since the beginning of the pandemic, in absolute terms.