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New virus has infected 82,000 globally, caused 2,800 deaths

ASSOCIATED PRESS
  Kathmandu, Nepal      February 27 2020

 
BEIJING, Feb 27: A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 82,000 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 Thursday in Beijing:
 
Mainland China: 2,744 deaths among 78,497 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei
 
Hong Kong: 81 cases, 2 deaths
 
Macao: 10 cases
 
South Korea: 1,595 cases, 13 deaths
 
Japan: 894 cases, including 705 from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, 8 deaths
 
Italy: 447 cases, 12 deaths
 
Iran: 141 cases, 22 deaths
 
Singapore: 93
 
United States: 60
 
Kuwait: 43
 
Thailand: 40
 
Bahrain: 33
 
Taiwan: 32 cases, 1 death
 
Australia: 23
 
Malaysia: 22
 
Germany: 21
 
France: 17 cases, 2 deaths
 
Vietnam: 16
 
United Arab Emirates: 13
 
United Kingdom: 13
 
Spain: 12
 
Canada: 12
 
Iraq: 6
 
Russia: 5
 
Oman: 4
 
Philippines: 3 cases, 1 death
 
India: 3
 
Croatia: 3
 
Israel: 2
 
Pakistan: 2
 
Finland: 2
 
Austria: 2
 
Lebanon: 2
 
Egypt: 1
 
Algeria: 1
 
Afghanistan: 1
 
Greece: 1
 
North Macedonia: 1
 
Georgia: 1
 
Estonia: 1
 
Belgium: 1
 
Romania: 1
 
Nepal: 1
 
Sri Lanka: 1
 
Cambodia: 1
 
Sweden: 2
 
Norway: 1
 
Denmark: 1
 
Switzerland: 1
 
Brazil 1