The global death toll from the novel coronavirus surpassed 1.2 million Monday at 1 a.m. Eastern Time (ET), according to Johns Hopkins University's global tally.
As of Monday, Johns Hopkins reported 1,200,310 coronavirus deaths worldwide, with the United States holding the highest number of deaths from the virus.
To date, there have been more than 230,000 Covid-19 deaths in the US.
It has been just two weeks since the world reached 1.1 million coronavirus deaths on Saturday October 17.
The world's total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases currently stands at 46,500,057, according to the university's tally.