[LIVE, MARCH 20,] 10, 000 deaths in the world, the latest developments of the pandemic coronavirus

[EN DIRECT 20 MARS] 10 000 morts dans le monde, les derniers développements de la pandémie de coronavirus

The new coronavirus has killed at least 10 316 deaths in the world since its debut in December.

More than 246 440 cases of infection were detected in 161 countries and territories since the beginning of the epidemic. This number of diagnosed cases does not reflect, however, that a fraction of the actual number of contaminations, a large number of countries testing now that the cases requiring hospital care.

Since the count completed yesterday evening, 490 deaths and 13 763 new cases have been identified in the world.

Italy, which has recorded its first death linked to the coronavirus at the end of February, taking 3405 dead for 41 035 case. 4440 people are considered to be healed by the Italian authorities.

China (without the territories of Hong Kong and Macao), where the epidemic started at the end of December, reported a total of 80 976 cases (48 new between Thursday and Friday), of which 3248 deaths (3 new), and 71 150 healings.

The most affected countries, after Italy and China are Iran with 1433 dead for 19 644 cases), Spain (1002 dead (19 980 cases), France with 372 deaths (10 995 cases), and the United States, with 205 deaths (14 of 250 cases).

Europe had this morning 110 568 cases (5168 death), the Asia 94 714 cases (3431 deaths), the Middle East 22 057 case (1450 deaths), the United States and Canada 14 927 cases (214 deaths), Latin America and the Caribbean 2392 cases (24 deaths), Oceania 917 cases (7 deaths) and Africa, 874 cases (22 deaths).

This balance sheet was created from data collected by the offices of the AFP with national competent authorities and information from the world health Organization (WHO).




Confirmed cases: 246 675

Died: 10 038

Restored. 86 035


873 case in Canada

121 Quebec

12 people dead in the country


All the latest developments from Friday 20 march 2020

7: 50 | A plane from China carrying more than a million of masks for respiratory protection for the Czech Republic landed Friday in Prague, said the government.

7: 30 am | The pandemic of the novel coronavirus has killed over 5000 people in Europe.

Tested for the COVID-19, the minister of foreign Affairs, François-Philippe Champagne, has announced that it is not reached by the new coronavirus.

7.05am | Spain just passed the bar of 1000 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic of sars coronavirus.

6: 17 | Belgium recorded Friday, 2257 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, against 1795 recorded the day before, and the number of deaths has jumped from 21 to 37, announced the crisis center national during a press conference.

6h06 | China has indirectly accused Donald Trump of “shirk its responsibilities”after the words of the american president believed that the world was paying a “heavy price” for the slow chinese to communicate on the new coronavirus.

5: 38 | After Netflix, Google on Friday announced the reduction of its debits on YouTube to use less network in order to alleviate the pressure on the internet in Europe.

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