The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has now infected more than 200,000 people and killed more than 8,000 globally, with almost 80,000 people having recovered from the infection, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. Since the first U.S. case of the coronavirus was identified in Washington State on Jan. 21, health officials have identified thousands of cases across the United States. The virus has expanded its presence from several isolated clusters in Washington, New York and California to all 50 states and the District of Columbia. To date, there have been over 7,500 active cases of #Coronavirus and 117 deaths across the United States of America.
As of Thursday, 04/03/2020, the number of COVID-19 cases surpassed 1 million in 205 countries. This includes more than 53,000 deaths and 211,000 recoveries. The countries that have registered the most cases are the United States (over 245,000), Italy (over 115,000), Spain (over 112,000), Germany (over 84,000), and China (over 82,000).
To date, Italy has reported the most deaths (nearly 14,000), followed by Spain (over 10,000), and France (more than 5,300).
What we need to know
Response USA has launched #CORONAVIRUS Humanitarian Relief to support at risk families - especially the elderly, widows, pregnant women, children and people with chronic illnesses by providing them with hygiene items, cleaning supplies and non-perishable food at their doorsteps in the United States, Asia and Africa.