There are now 451,355 cases of COVID-19 and at least 20,499 people have died, according to data from the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering’s Centers for Systems Science and Engineering. About 111,895 people have recovered. In the U.S., where newly detected cases have soared past Iran, Germany, and Spain, there are now 55,243 cases and 809 deaths. New York state remains the worst hit with 25,665 cases as of Tuesday afternoon. Iran has 27,017 cases and 2,077 deaths (Iran’s numbers have not updated since Tuesday); Germany has 33,353 cases and 186 deaths; and Spain has 47,610 cases and 3,434 deaths. In Italy, which has become the epicenter of the pandemic in recent weeks, there are now 69,176 cases and 6,820 deaths (Italy’s numbers have not updated since Tuesday). France has reported 22,637 cases and 1,102 deaths. In South Korea, which has been cited as a model for containment, there are 9,137 cases and 126 deaths.