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Global Situation Report: How is the Outbreak Growing?


  • Six new countries/territories/areas (African Region, European Region [1], Region of the Americas, South East Asia Region, and Western Pacific Region ) have reported cases of COVID-19.

  • The Director-General said yesterday that Europe has now become the epicenter of the pandemic, with more reported cases and deaths than the rest of the world combined, apart from China.


  • Brazil confirmed seven more cases, bringing the total number to 178.

  • Brunei reported three new cases, bringing the total to 40.

  • Bulgaria confirmed six new cases bringing the total number to 37. One more death was also confirmed, bringing the total number to 2.

  • The Central African Republic confirmed its first case.

  • China reported 20 new cases, up from 11 cases a day earlier. 16 of the cases were overseas travelers. In response, the Beijing authorities announced that everyone arriving from overseas would be quarantined for 14 days.

  • Colombia reported additional eight more cases, taking the total to 24.

Source: Wikipedia and The World Health Organization


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