Influenza A virus subtype H1N1
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide passed 2.15 million on April 17 as the pandemic swept across the globe.
Johns Hopkins University's website showed over 145,000 people have died from the virus.
The total number of people recovered from COVID-19 reached passed 548,000 according to the data.
India, a country of 1.3 billion, has been able to limit the number of deaths to less than 200 in the 10 weeks since the first COVID-19 case was detected. Reported cases in India are much lower than the global incidence rate. The pandemic has also been contained geographically with negligible "community" transmission.
The deaths of 126 539 people have already been linked to complications following infection with COVID-19, the BBC reported.
The highest death rate is in the United States - 25,992 death cases, followed by Italy (21,067), Spain (18,550), France (15,729) and the United Kingdom (12,107).
China, where the pandemic began, officially reported 3 345 coronavirus-related deaths.