BEIJING, April 12 (Xinhua) – The United States has become the nation with the highest number of fatalities in the last 24 hours through Sunday, April 12, according to the United Nations. About 20,000 people already.

The figure reached more than 520,000 nationwide, though New York Mayor Andrew Cuomo on Saturday said the situation was "back to normal".

Italy's total death toll was 19468, while the United States totaled 20,506 people, according to the Johns Hophkin tally.

Edit: Sun Lee