The Stark Chart That Shows How U.S. Virus Cases Surged Past China
The U.S. overtook China to record the most new coronavirus infections in the world on Thursday, fueled by a large jump in New York. The American tally topped 82,000, amid at least 6,448 new cases in New York state, which accounts for nearly half the total infections nationwide, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Meanwhile in China -- where the outbreak began -- virtually all the latest cases came from people arriving from overseas, prompting the government to temporarily suspend the entry of foreigners holding valid visas and residence permits starting Saturday.
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