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A densely populated residential neighbourhood of Staten Island is seen from above during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, U.S., March 30, 2020. Image Credit: Reuters

Washington: The US death toll from the coronavirus pandemic passed 3,000 on Monday, according to the running tally compiled by the Johns Hopkins University, with more than 163,000 confirmed cases.

The United States has recorded 3,008 deaths, according to the tally, while its 163,429 cases are by far the highest national number ahead of Italy, Spain and China.

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