The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 22.8 million, including more than 796,000 fatalities. More than 15,511,000 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on coronavirus pandemic as it continues to pose a challenge for health workers and scientists who are in a race against time to produce a vaccine/medicine. On Tuesday, Russia became the first country to register the world’s first coronavirus vaccine. President Vladimir Putin himself endorsed the vaccine and said that the vaccine was safe to use and that one of his daughters had already been vaccinated.