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Latest news about novel coronavirus (April 2)

2020-04-02 Editor : Mo Hong'e ECNS App Download
Special: Battle Against Novel Coronavirus

(ECNS) -- The number of confirmed cases across the world has exceeded 930,000 by Wednesday, with the death toll passing 46,000, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University.

U.S. has reported 213,372 cases as of Wednessday evening, becoming the first nation with more than 200,000 COVID-19 infections.

Italy has a total of 110,574 cases, with the death toll reaching 13,155.

Spain's death toll surged over 9,000 on Wednesday as infections passed 100,000, but the rate of new cases continued to slow.

Brazil said on Wednesday the number of people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the country rose from 5,717 to 6,836, with the death toll rising from 201 to 240, registering a 3.5-percent mortality rate.

The total number of infections in South Korea has reached 9,976 after 89 more cases were reported on Tuesday, with the death toll rising to 169. The total fatality rate came in at 1.69 percent.

More than 900,000 COVID-19 cases recorded worldwide

WHO chief warns that global COVID-19 cases will reach one mln in next few days, death tally to hit 50,000

Italy to extend coronavirus lockdown measures to April 13

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll reaches 240, with 6,836 infected

S Korea reports 89 more COVID-19 cases, 9,976 in total


Global reactions:

Trump welcomes China's efforts to help other countries in fight against COVID-19

Italy to extend coronavirus lockdown measures to April 13

Japan's entry ban to include 73 countries, regions

WHO mulling whether to champion masks in disease battle

Chinese, UK medical experts exchange experience on fighting COVID-19

China adds asymptomatic cases to total

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