Covid-19| US virus death toll exceeds official China tally: Johns Hopkins
As the number of novel coronavirus cases continue to rise globally, Spain has become the third country to surpass China in coronavirus infections after the United States and Italy.
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The number of novel coronavirus cases around the world continue to rise with the death toll soaring past 37,500, according to AFP. India saw one of the sharpest spike in the number of Covid-19 cases on Monday as 227 people tested positive in 24 hours, taking the total number to 1,251 with 32 deaths, according to the Union health ministry.
Though the World Health Organization (WHO) said that Europe is expected to start stabilising soon, Spain became the third country to surpass China in coronavirus infections after the United States and Italy.
In the United States, Virginia and Maryland became the latest US states to impose emergency stay-at-home orders followed by the capital city Washington. US President said that more than a million Americans had been testing for the coronavirus, which he called a milestone.
Here are the latest updates on novel coronavirus from around the world:
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First published: Mar 31, 2020 05:43 IST