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Covid-19 has infected more than 71,000 people globally

CHINA. In this Sunday, February 16, 2020, photo, medical workers move a person who died from Covid-19 at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. (AP)

A VIRAL outbreak that began in China has infected more than 71,000 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 Monday in Beijing:

— Mainland China: 1,770 deaths among 70,548 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei

— Hong Kong: 57 cases, 1 death

— Macao: 10

— Japan: 415 cases, including 355 from a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, 1 death

— Singapore: 75 cases

— Thailand: 34

— South Korea: 30

— Malaysia: 22

— Taiwan: 20 cases, 1 death

— Vietnam: 16 cases

— Germany: 16

— United States: 15 cases; separately, 1 U.S. citizen died in China

— Australia: 14 cases

— France: 12 cases, 1 death

— United Kingdom: 9 cases

— United Arab Emirates: 9

— Canada: 8

— Philippines: 3 cases, 1 death

— India: 3 cases

— Italy: 3

— Russia: 2

— Spain: 2

— Belgium: 1

— Nepal: 1

— Sri Lanka: 1

— Sweden: 1

— Cambodia: 1

— Finland: 1

— Egypt: 1

(AP)


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