The global death toll from coronavirus reached 5,43,535 while the confirmed coronavirus 11,798, 678 as of Wednesday morning, according to the Centre for System Science and Engineering of Johns Hopkins University (JHU).
According to JHU data, Brazil has grabbed the second position after the US with 1,668,589 cases and 66,741 deaths while India taken the third position again with 719,665 cases. India has so far reported 20,160 deaths.
Meanwhile, Russia counted the fourth highest Covid-19 cases -- 693,215 -- till date.
Among the countries, the US has been the worst-hit with the highest recorded deaths of 131,455 patients and about 2,993,759confirmed cases.
Coronavirus cases were first reported in China in December last year.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus crisis a pandemic on March 11.