New Coronavirus: Over 87,000 infected globally, over 2,900 deaths

New Coronavirus: Over 87,000 infected globally, over 2,900 deaths
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Aviral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 87,000 peopleglobally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19,referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it.

Thelatest figures, based on WHO and national counts:

—Mainland China: 2,870 deaths among 79,824 cases, mostly in the central provinceof Hubei

— HongKong: 94 cases, 2 deaths

— Macao:10 cases

— SouthKorea: 3,736 cases, 20 deaths

— Italy:1,128 cases, 29 deaths

— Japan:951 cases, including 705 from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, 12 deaths

— Iran:978 cases, 54 deaths

—Singapore: 106 cases

— France:100 cases, 2 deaths

— Spain:71 cases

—Germany: 66

— UnitedStates: 62 cases, 1 death

— Kuwait:45

—Thailand: 42 cases, 1 death

— Taiwan:40 cases, 1 death

—Bahrain: 38

—Malaysia: 29

—Australia: 23

— UnitedKingdom: 23 cases, 1 death

— UnitedArab Emirates: 21 cases

— Canada:20

— Norway:17

—Vietnam: 16

— Iraq:13

— Sweden:13

—Switzerland: 10

— Greece:7

—Lebanon: 7

—Netherlands: 7

—Croatia: 7

— Oman: 6

—Austria: 5

—Finland: 5

— Israel:5

— Russia:5

— Mexico:4

—Pakistan: 4

— India:3

—Philippines: 3 cases, 1 death

—Romania: 3 cases

—Belgium: 2

— Brazil:2

—Denmark: 2

—Georgia: 2

—Algeria: 1

—Afghanistan: 1

— Armenia1

—Azerbaijan: 1

—Belarus: 1

—Cambodia: 1

—Ecuador: 1

— Egypt:1

—Estonia: 1

—Iceland: 1

—Ireland: 1

—Lithuania: 1

— Monaco:1

— Nepal:1

— NewZealand: 1

—Nigeria: 1

— NorthMacedonia: 1

— Qatar:1

— SanMarino: 1

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