Data obtained from an online dashboard that tracks confirmed COVID-19 cases, worldometers.info has revealed that more than 30 million coronavirus infections have been recorded globally since the Coronavirus outbreak about eight months ago.
According to the data obtained from the dashboard, there are 30,073,744 confirmed cases globally as of the time of filing this report.
Meanwhile, the global deaths from COVID-19 complications have reached 945, 817 with the United States of America recording more than half of all fatalities worldwide.
Reuters calculations based on data from the last two weeks indicated that an average of more than 5,000 people dies each day from COVID-19.
Meanwhile, Africa is still the least affected region so far with only about six per cent of global cases.
On Monday, the African Centre for Disease Control said that the continent has reported 1, 373,986 cases and 33, 251 deaths.
However, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC announced that the country has 56,604 confirmed cases, 47,872 persons discharged and 1,091 deaths as of Wednesday, September 16.
According to the agency, Nigeria recorded 126 new cases on Wednesday with the Federal Capital Territory, FCT having 37 cases, Lagos recorded 27, Plateau-16, while Kaduna recorded 9 cases.
Seven cases were recorded in Abia, Gombe has 6, Ondo-6, Imo-5, Delta-2, Ekiti-2, Kwara-2, Oyo-2, Bauchi-1, Kano-1, Katsina-1, Ogun-1 and Yobe recorded one new case of infection.