BEIJING: A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 71,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it.
The latest figures reported by each government’s health authority as of Monday in Beijing:
Mainland China: 1,770 deaths among 70,548 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei
Hong Kong: 58 cases, 1 death
Japan: 519 cases, including 454 from a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, 1 death
Singapore: 77 cases
South Korea: 30
Taiwan: 20 cases, 1 death
Vietnam: 16 cases
United States: 15 cases; separately, 1 US citizen died in China
Australia: 14 cases
France: 12 cases, 1 death
United Kingdom: 9 cases
United Arab Emirates: 9
Philippines: 3 cases, 1 death
India: 3 cases
Sri Lanka: 1
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