- Associated Press - Sunday, March 1, 2020

A new virus first detected in China has infected more than 89,000 people globally and caused over 3,000 deaths. 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:

- Mainland China: 2,912 deaths among 80,026 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei

- Hong Kong: 98 cases, 2 deaths

- Macao: 10 cases



- South Korea: 4,335 cases, 26 deaths

- Italy: 1,694 cases, 34 deaths

- Iran: 1,501 cases, 66 deaths

- Japan: 976 cases, including 705 from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, 12 deaths

- Germany: 157 cases

- France: 130 cases, including one on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, 2 deaths

- Singapore: 108

- Spain: 119

- United States: 80 cases, 2 deaths

- Kuwait: 56

- Bahrain: 47

- Thailand: 43 cases, 1 death

- Taiwan: 41 cases, 1 death

- United Kingdom: 40 cases, 1 death

- Malaysia: 29

- Australia: 24 cases, 1 death

- Canada: 24

- Switzerland: 24

- Iraq: 21

- United Arab Emirates: 21

- Norway: 19

- Netherlands: 18

- Vietnam: 16

- Sweden: 14

- Austria: 14

- Israel: 10

- Lebanon: 10

- Belgium: 8

- Croatia: 8

- Greece: 7

- Finland: 6

- Oman: 6

- Russia: 6

- India: 5

- Mexico: 5

- Denmark: 4

- Pakistan: 4

- Algeria: 3

- Czech Republic 3

- Philippines: 3 cases, 1 death

- Qatar: 3

- Romania: 3

- Belarus: 2

- Brazil: 2

- Egypt: 2

- Georgia: 2

- Indonesia: 2

- Afghanistan: 1

- Andorra: 1

- Armenia 1

- Azerbaijan: 1

- Cambodia: 1

- Dominican Republic 1

- Ecuador: 1

- Estonia: 1

- Iceland: 1

- Ireland: 1

- Jordan: 1

- Lithuania: 1

- Monaco: 1

- Nepal: 1

- New Zealand: 1

- Nigeria: 1

- North Macedonia: 1

- Portugal: 1

- San Marino: 1

- Sri Lanka: 1

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