CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Deadliest day in US, COVID-19 vs. WW2 UK blitz, NYPD...

< br />Here are the latest numbers and information for your April 8 Coronavirus Update:

1,447,516 worldwide cases, up almost 100,000 from Tuesday. 83,000 worldwide deaths, up from 75,000 on Tuesday. 308,000 people have recovered around the world..up almost 50,000 from Tuesday. There are now 400,549 cases in the U.S. (up almost 50k since yesterday). 12,858 deaths in the U.S., up almost 2,000 from Tuesday. The US has the 17th highest death rate from COVID-19 -- there are 39 deaths per one million residents (whereas Spain as 311 people per one million). New York has had the most coronavirus deaths in America compared to any other state, with most cases and deaths occurring in New York City. America had the deadliest day of the virus on Tuesday: 1,731 fatalities. -20 percent of the NYPD is calling in sick. The coronavirus is now killing more Brits than The Blitz in WW2, which killed on average 131 people each day. Now even the penguins aren't safe: a cruise traveling from Australia to Antartica now has 60 percent of all passengers on board with coronavirus...and another 20 percent are presumed positive. Gun sales are up as much as 200 percent in some states.

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