Tue. Apr 13th, 2021

BEIJING– The deadly viral outbreak that began in Wuhan, China has now accordingly infected more than 60,000 people globally.

It was originally called as 2019 novel coronavirus or nCoV but the World Health Organization renamed the illness to COVID-19 in a more direct reference of the coronavirus that causes it.

The following are the latest figures reported by each government’s health authorities 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 (38-year-old Chinese woman) 

— India: 3

— Italy: 3

— Russia: 2

— Spain: 2

— Belgium: 1

— Nepal: 1

— Sri Lanka: 1

— Sweden: 1

— Cambodia: 1

— Finland: 1

(Iamigo/sovereignph.com)

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