NEW YORK: The number of coronavirus cases across the globe crossed 16 million mark, more than half of them in the Americas and the Caribbean, according to report published in American media.
The 16.1 million cases include 645,184 fatalities with the United States
the worst hit country, registering 4.2 million cases and 146,460 dead. Europe has 3.1 million cases and 207,734 dead.
The spread of the pandemic continues to accelerate and more than five million cases have been declared since July 1.