China has reported its highest daily number of new coronavirus cases in months as parts of Beijing remained under lockdown.
The global death toll from the coronavirus neared 400,000 on Sunday with fatalities accelerating in Latin America.
Worldwide, the number of confirmed infections with coronavirus stands above 3.4 million, with nearly 245,000 deaths and approximately 1.1 million recoveries.
In its latest report, the World Health Organization (WHO) put the current number of the death toll caused by a coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, at 239,602.
The global death toll from COVID-19 has passed 196,000 with about 2.8 million known cases of infection and more than 808,000 recoveries.
According to the latest records, the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in Iran has risen to 4,474 with 71,686 confirmed cases.
The US passed the grim milestone of 20,000 coronavirus deaths as of Saturday.
As of Tuesday, 1,347,235 people across the world have been infected by the novel coronavirus, with some 74,767 deaths.
As of Monday, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Iran has reached 60,500, with a total death toll of 3,739.
The novel coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 1.2 million people and its death toll has risen more than 65,000.