Coronavirus cases rise, as warnings of global pandemic grow

International Desk
19 February 2020, Wed
Published: 10:53

Coronavirus cases rise, as warnings of global pandemic grow

The novel coronavirus has now killed more than 2,016 people, all but six of them in mainland China. It has infected more than 75,410 people, with over 1,520 cases outside mainland China.
 
China 74,185
Diamond Princess 542
Singapore 81
Japan 74
Hong Kong 62
Thailand 35
S. Korea 31
U.S. 29
Malaysia 22
Taiwan 22
Germany 16
Vietnam 16
Australia 15
France 12
Macao 10
U.K. 9
UAE 9
Canada 8
India 3
Italy 3
Philippines 3
Russia 2
Spain 2
Belgium 1
Cambodia 1
Egypt 1
Finland 1
Nepal 1
Sri Lanka 1
Sweden 1
 
Hundreds of relieved passengers disembarked Wednesday from a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship in Japan after being given the all-clear, but health officials said 79 new cases had been detected.
 
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