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More than 113,000 people across the globe have recovered from the coronavirus

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More than 113,000 people have recovered from the novel coronavirus across the globe, according to several sources tracking the global number of COVID-19 cases.
China, which had the most COVID-19 cases, also had most of the total recoveries, with more than 73,000.
As of Wednesday, more than 461,000 people have been diagnosed with the disease, 20,000 of whom have died.
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The US government has a stockpile of 16,000 extra ventilators in case of an emergency like COVID-19. It isn't enough

The US government has a stockpile of 16,000 extra ventilators in case of an emergency like COVID-19. It isn't enough

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The American government has a stockpile of 16,000 ventilators, the Center for Public Integrity reported Tuesday .
The country's medical system has 160,000 ventilators in total.
It isn't enough. Already, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his state needs 30,000 more ventilators for the projected cases in the next two weeks, and the number of cases across the US that require ventilators could reach 960,000 overall.
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