WORLD The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated April 9)


The latest: COVID-19 outbreak worldwide (Updated April 9)

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12:02, April 09, 2020


People wear masks to fend off the coronavirus as they walk in Times Square in New York on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. (Photo: AP)

A total of 1,356,780 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported as of Thursday, with the global death toll from COVID-19 increasing to 79,385, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Current status (data as of 10:30 am BJT, April 9):

10 countries_regions with the most confirmed COVID-19 cases outside China .jpg

Sources: People's Daily, AFP, BBC, Johns Hopkins University, 1Point3Acres, national public health agencies.

The United States now has 435,553 confirmed cases and 14,836 deaths of the COVID-19 as of 10 am BJT on Thursday, according to the 1Point3Acres coronavirus tracker.

Italy reported fatalities as of 17,669 Thursday.

Spain's confirmed coronavirus case tally reached 148,220 on Thursday.

The total number of death cases in Spain now stands at 14,792, second only to Italy.

The number of COVID-19 cases in Germany has increased to 113,296 with 2,349 deaths.

France now has 112,950 confirmed cases, according to the AFP tally.

The total number of infections in Iran has risen to 64,586, with the number of deaths at 3,993.

The UK now has 61,474 confirmed cases and 7,097 virus deaths on Monday, Johns Hopkins reported.

Turkey has recorded 812 fatalities from COVID-19 and 38,226 infections.

Belgium reported a total of 23,403 infections of COVID-19 and 2,240 deaths.

Switzerland currently has 23,280 confirmed cases, according to the country’s health ministry.

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