As of Monday, September 28, at 8:43 pm ET, the global death toll is 1,000,555.
The United States has the highest fatality count, having so far recorded 205,131 deaths, according to JHU.
The first coronavirus-related death recorded was in the Chinese city of Wuhan on January 9.
The world recorded half a million deaths more than 24 weeks later, on June 28, and it took just a little over 13 weeks to double the figure.
The university’s tally shows the US, Brazil, India, and Mexico account for more than 50% of the total deaths globally.