US health officials announced the 3,000th related death in the country, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
New York is currently the U.S. epicenter of the virus and has more than 67,000 cases. More than one third of all deaths in the country have occurred in the state.
In the U.S., ten states currently have more than 4,000 cases of the virus.
Globally, COVID-19 has infected more than 785,000 people across 178 countries and territories, resulting in more than 37,686 deaths.
Italy now has 101,739 cases as of Tuesday morning, over 18,000 more than China. Spain has also passed China in terms of the total number of cases.