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Coronavirus Has Infected 83,000 Globally, Caused 2,800 Deaths
Date Posted: 28/Feb/2020
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. 
 
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: 92 cases, 2 deaths 
— Macao: 10 cases 
— South Korea: 2,022 cases, 13 deaths 
— Japan: 918 cases, including 705 from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, 8 deaths
— Italy: 650 cases, 15 deaths 
— Iran: 254 cases, 26 deaths 
— Singapore: 96 
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— United States: 60 
— Kuwait: 43 
— Thailand: 40 
— Bahrain: 33 
— Taiwan: 32 cases, 1 death 
— Australia: 23 
— Malaysia: 23 
— Germany: 21 
— France: 38 cases, 2 deaths 
— Spain: 17 — Vietnam: 16 
— United Kingdom: 15 
— United Arab Emirates: 19 
— Canada: 14 — Iraq: 6 
— Russia: 5 
— Switzerland: 5 
— Oman: 6 
— Philippines: 3 cases, 1 death 
— India: 3 
— Croatia: 3 
— Greece: 3 
— Israel: 3 
— Lebanon: 3 
— Pakistan: 2 
— Finland: 2 
— Austria: 2 
— Sweden: 7 
— Egypt: 1 
— Algeria: 1 
— Afghanistan: 1 
— North Macedonia: 1 
— Georgia: 1 
— Estonia: 1 
— Belgium: 1 
— Netherlands: 1 
— Romania: 1 
— Nepal: 1 
— Sri Lanka: 1 
— Cambodia: 1 
— Norway: 1 
— Denmark: 1 
— Brazil 1
 
Source: vanguard

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