WORLD WHO says confirmed COVID-19 cases outside China exceed those inside

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WHO says confirmed COVID-19 cases outside China exceed those inside

Xinhua

17:48, March 16, 2020

GENEVA, March 16 (Xinhua) - A total of more than 83,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported outside China as of Monday morning, exceeding the cumulative number of infections in China, a spokesperson of the World Health Organization (WHO) told Xinhua.

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A woman wearing a face mask walks near workers wearing protective gears preparing to spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 16, 2020. (Photo: AP)

The novel coronavirus has spread to 146 countries and regions worldwide so far, said the spokesperson. 

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