Virus torments US, Europe as global case count crosses 400k

Hindustan Times Delhi|March 25, 2020

Virus torments US, Europe as global case count crosses 400k
NO RESPITE Italy records /43 deaths, Spain 914 in just 24 hours; US registers stunning one-day rise in cases by 10,000 as global Covid-19 figures race past another grim milestone

WASHINGTON/ MADRID: While Italy and Spain recorded huge spikes in deaths from Covid-19 on Tuesday, the US witnessed a staggering 10,000 new cases and more than 130 deaths in just one day.

The coronavirus pandemic, which has now infected more than 400,000 people worldwide and killed more than 18,000 people, has clearly tightened its grip across the Atlantic both in the US as well as across the European continent.

With more than 600 fatalities in all, the US is now among the top six worst-hit nations in terms of death toll.

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March 25, 2020