“After the biggest single-day increase in cases worldwide so far in the pandemic, the number of confirmed infections is close to 5 million, according to Johns Hopkins University data. The true number is likely to be significantly higher, due to differing testing rates, delays and underreporting.” (The Guardian, 05/21/2020)

Coronavirus pandemic review: Worldwide figures

So far has been reported – Today: Thursday, 05/21/2020

  • 5,001,494 people globally confirmed cases until today (read HERE). 
  • 328,227  deaths (near the same increment last week)
  • 1,901,079 recovered  
  • More than 188 countries (one more). The global spread of the virus continues