US COVID-19 cases more than triples in a week

March 31, 2020 | Investopaper

The confirmed cases of COVID-19 has surged by almost  three fold in past week in the United States. By the end of  Monday (March 30), the number of total confirmed coronavirus cases stood at 1,64,250. Such number was at 50,000 on Tuesday (March 24).

 At the start of the month of March, the total confirmed cases were only about 100.

As per the latest data, the COVID-19 has caused deaths of 3,167 in US while more than 3,500 patients are in the critical condition. Likewise, there are more than 1,55,570 cases active.

US has already surpassed China and Italy in terms of total confirmed cases and has become the country with the highest coronavirus cases.

New York City is the most affected state with more than 67,075 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The virus has claimed the lives of 1,224 in the NYC until March 30.


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