Month: March 2020

Factbox: Latest on the spread of coronavirus around the world

Factbox: Latest on the spread of coronavirus around the world

(Reuters) – The fast-spreading coronavirus has reached some 80 nations with more new cases now reported outside China where the flu-like illness first emerged late last year. A woman wearing a protective mask uses a smartphone as she travels on a bus during rush hour, after Indonesia confirmed its first cases of COVID-19, in Jakarta,…

Mainland China reports 119 new coronavirus cases, down from day earlier

Mainland China reports 119 new coronavirus cases, down from day earlier

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Scientists in China studying the outbreak of disease caused by the new coronavirus say they have found that two main strains of the virus are circulating in humans and causing infections. A man wearing a face mask rides a kick scooter through an intersection in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus…

Factbox: Latest on the spread of coronavirus around the world

Factbox: Latest on the spread of coronavirus around the world

(Reuters) – The coronavirus that emerged in China late last year has reached over 80 nations, with the outbreak now spreading rapidly in other parts of Asia, Europe and the United States. A man in a face mask rides the subway in Manhattan, New York City, after further cases of coronavirus were confirmed in New…