QT-Online / Thursday, March 26, 2020 / Categories: Top News US surpasses China, leads world in confirmed coronavirus cases Tribune News Network Doha With more than 13,900 new cases testing positive for coronavirus on Thursday, the United States becomes the first country to surpass China on the total infected tally. According to worldometers.info, a page displaying the live count of coronavirus, US has 82,150 total cases, more than China's 81,285. More than a 1,135 deaths in the country have been linked to the virus. The highest number of deaths reported in a single day came Wednesday, with 223 deaths. Health officials are warning that numerous hospitals around the country may run out of beds within two weeks as cases continue rising. Previous Article All non-vital commercial establishments to remain shut from Friday Next Article On-arrival, visit visas of those in Qatar to get one-month extension Print 6716 Rate this article: 4.1 Please login or register to post comments.