Coronavirus Updates from Around the World at a Glance

Here’s a quick glance at the recent developments of the Coronavirus outbreak from around the world.

Major developments in the coronavirus outbreak around the world include:

More than 100,000 recovered but the pandemic is still growing.

According to data rolled out by Johns Hopkins University, currently, 100,472 people with positive tests have now recovered where more than half the people are from China.

Currently, the world has 381,761 confirmed cases and 16,558 deaths.

The WHO has said it took 67 days from the first reported case to reach the first 100,000 cases.

335 deaths in the UK and British people advised to come home

According to the UK Department of Health and Social Care, so far, 6,650 cases are positive, 77,295 negative and the death toll is now 335 which includes 46 more from England as well as 4 more in both Wales and Scotland. 2 people have passed away due to the COVID-19 in Northern Ireland.

The smaller daily increase in Italy on 2nd consecutive day

Italy has seen the most deaths than any other country in the world right now. The death toll in Italy was seen rising from 602 to 6078 in just a few days.

The first trial carried out on a UK patient

Potential drug treatments were carried out on patients by the University of Oxford. Well, there is no specific treatment available for this virus, researchers say the existing drugs could be used with some benefits.

Thousands to join the UK’s health service again

In the UK’s House of Commons, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said 7,563 people with clinical experience are going to join back to help out during the outbreak. This was followed by news that private hospital beds are being secured.

New York State states 20,000 infections until the date

The Governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo said that the state previously had 5,707 new cases and today the count is 20,875. Until now, 157 people have died.

13-year old girl dies in Panama

Failing a fact that young and healthy people can’t be affected by COVID-19, Panama confirms the death of a youngster. Experts say not only the elderly have to take care but people from all the ages need to take precautions against the virus.

Lockdown extended in Denmark

The nationwide lockdown in Denmark now will be compulsory until 13th April. The precautionary measures, imposed on 11th March include shutting down of schools & restaurants. Most public sector workers were advised to be at homes, they will now have to be there for nearly more than a fortnight longer.

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