There Are Now Over 780,000 COVID-19 Cases Globally

According to The John Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE), the number of confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases around the world has risen above 780,000.

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The John Hopkins CSSE live global updates cites the total confirmed cases at 786,228 with 37,820 total deaths and 166,041 recoveries as of March 31, 12:46 p.m.

The United States tops the tally as the country with the largest number of COVID-19 cases with 164,603. Italy follows with 101,739 cases then Spain with 87,956 cases and China with 82,240 cases. Germany rounds out the top 5 countries with 66,885 cases.

Majority of the deaths caused by COVID-19 come from Italy, with 11,591 deaths recorded in the country. Spain follows with 7,716 deaths then Hubei, China with 3,187 deaths.

COVID-19 has now been reported on every continent except Antarctica.

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