The number of confirmed coronavirus cases reported around the world has broken the 900,000 barrier.
The Coronavirus Resource Centre recorded 905,279 at 10.30pm Abu Dhabi time. There have been 45,371 deaths, while 190,710 patients have recovered.
The US was close to confirming 200,000 cases, and the UK reported 563 coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, the first time the daily national toll has exceeded 500.
That took Britain’s death toll to 2,352, official figures show.