Coronavirus has infected 83,000 globally, caused 2,800 deaths

COVID-19 cases have been reported in nearly 60 countries

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 83,000 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.

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The latest figures reported by each government's health authority as of Friday in Beijing:

  • Mainland China: 2,788 deaths among 78,824 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei
  • Hong Kong: 94 cases, 2 deaths
  • Macao: 10 cases
  • South Korea: 2,337 cases, 16 deaths
  • Japan: 931 cases, including 705 from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, 11 deaths
  • Italy: 650 cases, 15 deaths
  • Iran: 388 cases, 34 deaths
  • Singapore: 98
  • United States: 60
  • Germany: 53
  • Kuwait: 45
  • Thailand: 41
  • France: 38 cases, 2 deaths
  • Bahrain: 36
  • Taiwan: 34 cases, 1 death
  • Spain: 32
  • Malaysia: 25
  • Australia: 23
  • United Arab Emirates: 19
  • United Kingdom: 19
  • Vietnam: 16
  • Canada: 14
  • Sweden: 7
  • Iraq: 6
  • Oman: 6
  • Russia: 5
  • Croatia: 5
  • Switzerland: 5
  • Israel: 4
  • Greece: 4
  • Philippines: 3 cases, 1 death
  • India: 3
  • Lebanon: 3
  • Romania: 3
  • Pakistan: 2
  • Finland: 2
  • Austria: 2
  • Netherlands: 2
  • Georgia: 2
  • Mexico: 2
  • Egypt: 1
  • Algeria: 1
  • Afghanistan: 1
  • North Macedonia: 1
  • Estonia: 1
  • Lithuania: 1
  • Belgium: 1
  • Belarus: 1
  • Nepal: 1
  • Sri Lanka: 1
  • Cambodia: 1
  • Norway: 1
  • Denmark: 1
  • Brazil: 1
  • New Zealand: 1
  • Nigeria: 1
  • Azerbaijan: 1

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