Washington, Mar. 27:
The US now has more coronavirus cases than any other country after more than 16,000 COVID-19 infections were reported there in a single day, taking the number of patients in America to over 85,600, according to Johns Hopkins University data.A week ago, the number of confirmed cases were 8,000. It has dangerously surged 10 times in the span of a week.The US also reported most number of fatalities with at least 1,290 deaths till Thursday.
Globally, a total of 24,057 people have died due to the novel coronavirus with Italy standing at the top with 8,215 deaths, followed by Spain (4,365) and China (3,169), the varsity figures stated.
America leads with 85,653 COVID-19 cases, followed by China with 81,782 and Italy with 80,589 infections, the data showed.