March 26, 2020
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New virus has infected more than 80,000 people and killed 2,700

Sajjad Safari | AP
Sajjad Safari | AP
Workers disinfect subway trains against coronavirus in Tehran, Iran, in the early morning of Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 80,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it.

The latest figures reported by each government’s health authority as of Tuesday in Beijing:

— Mainland China: 2,663 deaths among 77,658 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei

— Hong Kong: 81 cases, 2 deaths

— Macao: 10 cases

— South Korea: 977 cases, 11 deaths

— Japan: 860 cases, including 691 from a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, 4 deaths

— Italy: 322 cases, 11 deaths

— Iran: 95 cases, 15 deaths

— Singapore: 91 cases

— Thailand: 37 cases

— United States: 57 cases

— Taiwan: 31 cases, 1 death

— Australia: 23 cases

— Malaysia: 22

— Bahrain: 17

— Vietnam: 16 cases

— Germany: 16

— United Arab Emirates: 13 cases

— United Kingdom: 13

— France: 12 cases, 1 death

— Canada: 11

— Kuwait: 8 cases

— Iraq: 5

— Philippines: 3 cases, 1 death

— India: 3

— Spain: 3

— Russia: 2

— Israel: 2

— Oman: 2

— Austria: 2

— Lebanon: 1

— Belgium: 1

— Nepal: 1

— Sri Lanka: 1

— Sweden: 1

— Cambodia: 1

— Finland: 1

— Egypt: 1

— Afghanistan: 1

— Croatia: 1

— Switzerland: 1

 


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