Photo taken on March 23, 2020 shows the empty Times Square in New York, the United States. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)
The United States now has more confirmed COVID-19 cases than any country in the world.
NEW YORK, March 26 (Xinhua) -- The United States reported 82,404 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 6 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on Thursday (2200 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
The United States has surpassed China to become the country with most COVID-19 cases in the world, according to the CSSE. ■