Global Update: WHO reports more than 57,000 new cases of coronavirus

CDC said the U.S. has seen nearly 3,000 deaths

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Here is an update on efforts to track the spread of the coronavirus global pandemic as of March 31. Data is from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Globally

750,890 cases (57,610 new)

36,405 deaths (3,301 new)

Region of the Americas

163,014 cases (20,935 new)

2,836 deaths (379 new)

U.S.

163,539 cases

2,860 deaths

WHO News

No new countries, territories or areas reported cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours prior to the update.

The WHO’s operations support and logistics division and the Pandemic Supply Chain Network have distributed more than 800,000 surgical masks, 54,000 N95 masks and 24,000 face shields to 75 countries. The organizations have shipped COVID-19 testing kits to 126 countries.