New virus has infected more than 67,000 people globally
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 67,000 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 Saturday in Beijing: Mainland China: 1,523 deaths among 66,492 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei.
Hong Kong: 56 cases, 1 death
Japan: 259, including 218 from a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, 1 death Singapore: 67
South Korea: 28
United States: 15. Separately, one U.S.