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New virus has infected more than 64,000 people globally

AP  |  Beijing 

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 64,000 people globally. The World Health Organisation 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: 1,380 deaths among 63,851 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei.

Hong Kong: 56 cases, 1 death

Macao: 10


Japan: 259, including 218 from a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, 1 death Singapore: 67

Thailand: 33

South Korea: 28

Malaysia: 19

Taiwan: 18

Vietnam: 16

Germany: 16

United States: 15. Separately, one US citizen died in China Australia: 14

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.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Fri, February 14 2020. 20:00 IST
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