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Home / World News / Coronavirus has infected more than 60,000 people globally

Coronavirus has infected more than 60,000 people globally

Most of the deaths in the Chinese mainland has occurred in the central province of Hubei.

world Updated: Feb 13, 2020 21:49 IST
Associated Press
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A doctor disinfects the entrance of a community health service center, which has an isolated section to receive patients with mild symptoms caused by the novel coronavirus and suspected patients of the virus, in Qingshan district of Wuhan, Hubei province.
A doctor disinfects the entrance of a community health service center, which has an isolated section to receive patients with mild symptoms caused by the novel coronavirus and suspected patients of the virus, in Qingshan district of Wuhan, Hubei province. (REUTERS)

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 60,000 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 Wednesday in Beijing:

• Mainland China: 1,367 deaths among 59,804 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei.

• Hong Kong: 51 cases, 1 death

• Macao: 10

• Japan: 251, including 218 from a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, 1 death

• Singapore: 58

• Thailand: 33

• South Korea: 28

• Malaysia: 19

• Taiwan: 18

• Vietnam: 16

• Australia: 14

• Germany: 16

• United States: 15. Separately, one U.S. citizen died in China

• France: 11

• United Kingdom: 9

• United Arab Emirates: 8

• Canada: 7

• Philippines: 3 cases, including 1 death

• India: 3

• Italy: 3

• Russia: 2

• Spain: 2

• Belgium: 1

• Nepal: 1

• Sri Lanka: 1

• Sweden: 1

• Cambodia: 1

• Finland: 1