US Coronavirus Cases Reach 35,000
The number of new coronavirus cases in the U.S. has surpassed 35,000, the third highest in the world. The death toll in the U.S. from the COVID-19 virus reached 471 - the sixth highest in the world.
All 50 states have reported confirmed cases of coronavirus. New York has the largest number of cases at nearly 17,000 after a 37.4-percent spike, while Washington has the second-most at 1,996.
The University of Tampa announced over the weekend that five of its students have tested positive for the virus and are recovering after returning from a spring break trip. Thee students together with other UT students during the schools' break, from March 8 through 15, says a news report.
In a separate Facebook post, the University of Tampa said a sixth student has also tested positive after traveling internationally.