COVID-19: Nearly 738 deaths worldwide

(VOVWORLD) - As of Tuesday afternoon, the world had recorded more than 20 million COVID-19 infections and nearly 740,000 deaths, according to

North America has recorded the most cases, nearly 6.2 million, followed by Asia with more than 5.1 million, South America with 4.8 million, and Europe with more than 3 million.

The number of infections in Africa has now surpassed 1 million, while Oceania has recorded about 23,300.

The US is the worst-hit country with more than 5.24 million infections and 166,000 deaths, followed by Brazil and India.