COVID-19 death toll in U.S. skyrockets to over 3,700, over 183,000 cases
Updated: 2020-04-01 06:47:41 KST
Just days after hitting half a million, the number of coronavirus cases worldwide has crossed the 850-thousand mark, with over 41-thousand deaths.
The U.S. has the largest number of confirmed patients at over 183-thousand, and more than 37-hundred fatalities.
As New York, the hardest hit state across the country, struggles to combat COVID-19, a makeshift hospital is being built in the city's most famous green space, the Central Park.
While Europe is still struggling, many experts including the World Health Organization are cautiously predicting that countries like Italy could be approaching a peak in their surges of confirmed cases.
Italy has seen a decline in the daily number of newly-confirmed cases for nearly five straight days,
Meanwhile, the virus is spreading fast across India and Central America with over 12-hundred and 16-thousand cases, respectively so far.