U.S. COVID-19 cases top 51,000, surging by nearly 10,000 new infections per day
Updated: 2020-03-25 07:17:01 KST
The number of coronavirus cases in the United States continues to soar, topping 51 thousand on Tuesday, local time.
the total number of confirmed cases reached 51,900 as of Tuesday afternoon, with the death toll at 670.
The number of infections has been rising by nearly 10 thousand a day since last Thursday.
In Europe, at least 200,000 people have been infected with the number of deaths approaching 11-thousand.
With Italy and Spain becoming the worst hit nations there.
Meanwhile, China's Hubei Province, the epicenter of the outbreak, will allow transportation to resume for the city of Wuhan on April 8th, lifting a two-month lock down.