The United States still has the highest case count in the world: there 6,933,248 have tested positive for the virus; 201,880 of whom died and 2,670,256 of whom recovered.
US President Donald Trump has promised that 100 million doses of a vaccine will be distributed throughout the United States by the end of the year. He said a vaccine could be available for distribution before the presidential election on 3 November.
India ranks second in terms of the number of cases (5,732,518), and Brazil has the second highest number of fatalities (138,977).
The World Health Organisation declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on 11 March. The highest number of cases so far have been registered in the United States, India and Brazil.
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