WASHINGTON, March 31 (Xinhua) -- The number of COVID-19 cases worldwide has exceeded 800,000, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE).
As of 12:50 Eastern Time (1650 GMT), there have been 823,479 confirmed cases globally, with 40,636 deaths, while more than 174,019 people have recovered from the disease, an interactive map maintained by the CSSE showed.
Members of U.S. army and police are seen at Jacob K. Javits Center in New York, the United States, March 30, 2020. Monday marked the opening of the first 1,000 temporary beds in the field hospitals assembled by the Army in the Jacob K. Javits Center in Manhattan. (Photo: Xinhua)
The United States has the most COVID-19 cases, exceeding 165,874, while Italy has reported over 12,428 deaths, the highest among all nations and regions.