Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Italy reported 608 coronavirus deaths yesterday, bringing its total to 5,476 fatalities. Spain extended its lockdown for another 15 days as the national death toll in Spain surged more than 25 percent. Spain now has more than 33,000 confirmed cases.
And Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India announced a stay-at-home order for 1.3 billion people to stay inside their homes for the next three weeks to try to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The World Health Organization reports that as of March 24, 2020 (6pm CET), there are: