Coronavirus has infected more than 60,000 people globally



BEIJING, February 14 ------ 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: 250, including 218 from a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, 1 death


— Singapore: 50


— Thailand: 33


— South Korea: 28


— Malaysia: 18


— Taiwan: 18


— Vietnam: 16


— Australia: 14


— Germany: 16


— United States: 14. 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


Source: inquirer.net