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COVID-19 has infected more than 69,000 people globally

COVID-19 has infected more than 69,000 people globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 69,000 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 Sunday in Beijing:

  • Mainland China: 1,665 deaths among 68,500 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei
  • Hong Kong: 57 cases, 1 death
  • Macao: 10 cases
  • Japan: 413 cases, including 355 from a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, 1 death
  • Singapore: 72 cases
  • Thailand: 34
  • South Korea: 29
  • Malaysia: 22
  • Taiwan: 20 cases, 1 death
  • Vietnam: 16 cases
  • Germany: 16
  • United States: 15 cases; separately, 1 U.S. citizen died in China
  • Australia: 14 cases
  • France: 12 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

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