A pedestrian wearing scarf walks along a street in New York, the United States, March 16, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in United States has topped 4,600 as of Monday night, an increase of more than 1,000 in the past 24 hours, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)
A pedestrian wearing scarf walks along a street in New York, the United States, March 16, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in United States has topped 4,600 as of Monday night, an increase of more than 1,000 in the past 24 hours, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Global confirmed COVID-19 cases topped 2 million on Wednesday morning, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

The figure has reached 2,000,984 with 128,071 deaths as of 10 a.m. local time (1400 GMT), the CSSE said.

According to the running tally, the United States reported 609,685 cases, the most in the world, as well as the highest death toll of 26,059 deaths. Spain reported 177,633 cases and 18,579 deaths. Italy reported 162,488 cases and 21,067 deaths. Enditem

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