Coronavirus global cases surpass 300,000, Johns Hopkins reports

Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe

Coronavirus global cases surpass 300,000, Johns Hopkins reports

The number of coronavirus cases worldwide has also been surging, with a jump of about 50,000 in the past two days, according to the data.

That's a rise of more than 1,000 cases in 24 hours.

U.S. Attorney for Utah John W. Huber is urging Utahns to report suspected fraud schemes related to COVID-19. Italy suffered the most deaths from the disease, which stood at 6,820 as of Tuesday afternoon, according to the CSSE.

Spain, meanwhile, lost more than 300 people to the virus in one day, bringing its death toll to at least 1,375. China, the ground zero of the virus, followed Italy with 3,153 deaths.

The tally of confirmed cases exceeds 380,000.

The situation has escalated significantly in US over the past week, particularly in NY, with more infections expected as testing becomes more available. Even if America cuts its rate of transmission in half, roughly 650,000 people could be infected in the next couple months.

Of the total number of cases, NY state tops the list with nearly 17,000 people having contracted the virus.

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