According to figures published by Johns Hopkins University, the number of people who have recovered from the virus stood at 1,014,916 on Friday.

The highest number is in the United States, at 153,947, followed by Germany with 123,500 recoveries.

There are 112,050 recovered cases in Spain, according to the figures, and 78,523 in China.


The university puts UK recoveries at 859.

The number of recoveries compares to more than 3 million confirmed cases recorded by Johns Hopkins University, alongside 233,416 deaths.

In the UK, latest figures from the Department of Health and Social Care on Thursday showed that 26,771 people had died in all settings with coronavirus – an increase of 674 on the number announced on Wednesday and the third highest death toll in the world behind the US and Italy.