More than six million cases of the novel coronavirus have been officially recorded worldwide, two -thirds of them in Europe and the United States , according to an AFP tally on Saturday .
As of 2015 GMT , there were at least 6 ,000 ,867 cases of coronavirus recorded and 366 ,848 deaths. Europe remains the continent hardest hit by the pandemic , with 2 ,135 ,170 cases and 177 ,595 deaths .
The United States is the worst -hit country , with 1 ,760 ,740 cases and 103 ,472 deaths. But the virus is now spreading fastest in Latin America , with more than 45 ,000 cases in the last 24 hours , for a total of 944 ,695 cases and 49 ,230 deaths .