U.S. now has more coronavirus cases than any other country

Confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States reached 81,378 on Thursday, more than any other country, overtaking both Italy and China, a Reuters tally showed.

China was second with 81,285 cases, and Italy was third with 80,539 cases.

Tallies from The New York Times and Johns Hopkins University also showed that the U.S. surpassed China and Italy on Thursday.

More than 1,000 people have died due to the virus in the U.S.

This is a breaking news story that will be updated.

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