Coronavirus related deaths worldwide are approaching 15,000, with the current toll at 14,923. Confirmed cases of COVID-19 have reached 343,779 with the number of recoveries at 99,073. Besides Mainland China, Italy (59,138) and the US (35,070) have the highest number of cases. Within the US, NY has recorded 16,900 cases. Residents in Wuhan, China, have been now allowed to leave their compounds.