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


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

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21:18, April 09, 2020


A street scene in Milan, Italy April 6, 2020. (Photo: CGTN)

According to the data from Johns Hopkins University, the number of COVID-19 infections around the world has reached 1,498,833 as of 9 pm BJT on Thursday.

The number of fatalities has reached 89,733. So far, 337,074 people have fully recovered from the virus.

Current status (data as of 9 pm BJT, April 9):

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A total of 280 indigenous cases of asymptomatic coronavirus infections have been reported by 17 provincial-level regions in China since April 1, a health official said Thursday.

Spain's daily death toll from the coronavirus fell to 683 on Thursday, after rising for two days, the authorities said.

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 17,669 lives in locked-down Italy, bringing the total number of infections, fatalities and recoveries to 139,422 as of Wednesday, according to the latest data released by the country's Civil Protection Department.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Germany rose by 4,974 over the past 24 hours on Thursday, according to data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases.

Iran had 1,634 new infections of COVID-19 and 117 new deaths during the past 24 hours, Iran's health ministry spokesman said on Thursday. 

Turkey’s health minister says the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has increased by 4,117 in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 38,226.

Russia's COVID-19 cases grew by a new daily record of 1,459 in the last 24 hours to reach 10,131 on Thursday, covering most regions of the country, official data showed.

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