Coronavirus infected more than 67,000 globally

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Coronavirus infected more than 67,000 globally

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:58 PM, 15 February 2020  

Photo: AP

Photo: AP

The deadly coronavirus outbreak that began in China has infected more than 67,000 people globally. The World Health Organization (Who) has named the illness COVID-19, based on its origin late last year and the virus that causes it.

The AP reported the latest figures that was published by each government’s health authority on Saturday in Beijing — 

  • Mainland China: 66,492 cases, 1,523 deaths, mostly in Hubei province.
  • Hong Kong: 56 cases, 1 death
  • Macao: 10 cases
  • Japan: 337 cases, including 285 from a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, 1 death
  • Singapore: 72 cases
  • Thailand: 34
  • South Korea: 28
  • Malaysia: 22
  • Taiwan: 18
  • Vietnam: 16
  • Germany: 16
  • United States: 15 cases; separately, 1 US citizen died in China
  • Australia: 14 cases
  • France: 11 cases, 1 death
  • United Kingdom: 9 cases
  • United Arab Emirates: 8
  • Canada: 8
  • Philippines: 3 cases, 1 death
  • India: 3 cases
  • Italy: 3
  • Russia: 2
  • Spain: 2
  • Belgium: 1
  • Nepal: 1
  • Sri Lanka: 1
  • Sweden: 1
  • Cambodia: 1
  • Finland: 1
  • Egypt: 1

Source: AP

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