Investor Alert

Market Pulse Archives

March 19, 2021, 6:20 a.m. EDT

Coronavirus tally: U.S. daily case count climbs above 60,000, as the total count approaches 30 million

Watchlist Relevance

Want to see how this story relates to your watchlist?

Just add items to create a watchlist now:

or Cancel Already have a watchlist? Log In

By Tomi Kilgore

While COVID-19-related restrictions continue to be lifted, the daily number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has increased for a third-straight day. There were at least 60,782 new cases on Thursday, according to a New York Times tracker , up from 58,856 on Wednesday, while the daily death toll increased to at least 1,549 from 1,177 the day before. The global tally rose to 121,848,070 as of Friday morning, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University , with the U.S. accounting for 24.3% of the cases with 29,667,305. The global death toll grew to 2,692,244, with the U.S. toll of 539,698 accounting for 20.0%. On the vaccine front, the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that 151,108,445 vaccine doses have been delivered and 115,730,008 doses have been administered. There have been 75,495,716 people, or 22.7% of the U.S. population, who have received at least one vaccine dose, while 40,981,464 people, or 12.3% of the population, have been fully vaccinated. Outside of the U.S., Brazil is second globally in cases at 11,780,820 and also second with a death toll at 287,499. India is third worldwide in cases with 11,514,331 and fourth in deaths at 159,370.

This Story has 0 Comments
Be the first to comment
More News In

Story Conversation

Commenting FAQs »

Partner Center

Link to MarketWatch's Slice.