More than 353,000 people have died from the disease worldwide. It's more American lives than were lost to the Korean War, the Vietnam War and the September 11, 2001 attacks combined.
New Jersey, the second most severely affected state, has reported a downward trend in recent weeks, including the number of people admitted to the Corona virus hospital on Monday, the lowest in seven weeks.
Comparing how the virus has impacted different countries is tricky, given varying levels of testing and the fact that some coronavirus deaths can be missed.
Saudi Arabia has announced the extending of tourist visas automatically for three months free of charge for those stranded in the kingdom whose visas expired during the period of suspension of global flights.
The overall death toll is now 98,875, and the number of cases of infection stands at more than 1.68 million, it said.
Several prominent Indian-American doctors and eminent community members have succumbed to the COVID-19 in the past two months.
Meanwhile, 19 patients died from the coronavirus, bringing the death toll in Egypt to 816, while 178 more patients were completely cured, raising the recoveries to 5,205. The death toll, now 100,271 and almost three times as many as the next closest region (the United Kingdom has seen just over 37,000 fatalities), continues to rise despite reopening plans.
Trace the path of the illness by reporting cases to state and local health departments. The number of people cured has increased to 4,978 with 97 new recoveries.
The densely packed NY metropolitan area, consisting of about 20 million people across a region that encompasses the city's northern suburbs, Long Island and northern New Jersey, has been the hardest-hit corner of the country, accounting for at least one-third of the nation's deaths.
Whatever the final statistics show about how often it kills, health specialists agree the new coronavirus appears deadlier than the typical flu.
Earlier on Wednesday, hotels, swimming pools and restaurants across Israel were reopened in Israel.
King County continues to have the highest numbers in Washington, with 7,863 cases and 559 deaths.
In Houston, authorities say they received roughly 300 social distancing complaints regarding establishments violating Governor Greg Abbott's executive orders over the holiday weekend.
Bill Murphy said the hospitalization was the best real-time indicator of the state's Kovit-19 explosion, and one of the key measures used to facilitate the lockdown orders.
A statement by the ministry said that 287 new cases were recorded nationwide during the past 24 hours and 257 of them were in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.