QT-Online / Wednesday, April 8, 2020 / Categories: Top News Coronavirus cases cross 400,000 in US, almost 5 times that of China The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. surpassed 400,000 on Wednesday, with 12,864 fatalities nationwide, a CNBC report citing NBC figures said. The world’s largest economy has recorded by far the most COVID-19 infections of any country, with the total now almost five times that of China — where the virus was first identified in December, the report said. "The U.S. confirmed an additional 169 cases in Missouri on Wednesday, data provided by NBC showed, taking the nationwide number of infections to 400,081. On April 1, the number of coronavirus infections in the U.S. surpassed 200,000 for the first time, meaning the country has doubled its case count in just one week." Previous Article Qatar’s strategic stock of food items sufficient for more than a year: Minister Next Article Finland discovers masks bought from China not hospital-safe Print 2592 Rate this article: 4.1 Please login or register to post comments.