Global coronavirus cases surpass 3.5 million
The number of registered coronavirus cases around the globe surpassed 3.5 million on Monday, according to the US-based Johns Hopkins University.
With 1.15 million cases, the US stands as the country with the most officially confirmed cases.
As for France and Germany, each has registered over 165,000 official cases.
Turkey has announced more than 126,000 cases.
The novel coronavirus has claimed near a quarter-million lives around the world, while the US and Europe are regarded as the new epicenters of the outbreak.
Since first appearing in Wuhan, China last December, the novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, has spread to at least 187 countries and regions, with the US and Europe the hardest-hit areas.