Many countries called for the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games.
More than 330,000 cases have been confirmed globally, more than 40,000 in the USA, and Britain has declared a lockdown for at least three weeks. Many countries have called for the Tokyo Olympics to be postponed. Who's real-time statistics show that as of 18:00 central European time on March 23 (1:00gmt on March 24), there have been 19,334,981 confirmed covid-cases worldwide, with 14,510 deaths.
According to the WTO's daily outbreak report, the number of confirmed covid-19 cases outside China increased by 40,685 to 251,329 as of 10:00pm central European time (17:00 GMT) on Tuesday. The number of deaths outside China increased by 1,718 from the previous day to 11,234. More than 60,000 cases have been confirmed in Italy.