More than 1,002,159 people have been diagnosed with the COVID-19 disease worldwide, according to figures collected by researchers from Johns Hopkins University.
The death toll from the deadly virus has also surpassed 51,000 while about 208,000 patients have recovered.
Italy remains the country worst affected by the outbreak, with 13,915 deaths, followed by Spain, with 10,003 deaths.
The US accounts for most cases in the world with 234,000 people infected and 5,316 deaths recorded so far.
Ten new cases of Coronavirus has been recorded in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC says seven of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, three in Abuja.
The Lagos state government earlier today announced the discharge of eleven Coronavirus patients from its Infectious Disease hospital.