The most recent numbers from Johns Hopkins show the death toll now stands at 501,206 since the first cases emerged in China late last year.
The US accounts for about a quarter of all deaths. Below are the five countries that have recorded the worst death tolls:
- US – 125,768
- Brazil – 57,622
- UK – 43,634
- Italy – 34,738
- France – 29,781
More than 10.1 million people have been diagnosed with the disease.