Coronavirus hits 100,000 cases surpass globally: Live updates

Coronavirus hits 100,000 cases surpass globally. Photo: Daily US Times
Coronavirus hits 100,000 cases surpass globally. Photo: Daily US Times
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Daily US Times: Coronavirus hits 100,000 cases all over the world on Friday as the outbreak reached more nations and the financial damage intensified, with business districts starting to empty and stock markets tumbling.

According to Worldometers (also for live updates), total 101,607 people have been identified with the coronavirus illness globally, with at least 3,042 deaths in China and 321 fatalities in different parts of the globe, most of them in Italy and Iran.

The outbreak has killed greater than 3,461 people and spread throughout greater than 90 nations, with six countries reporting their first cases on Friday.

A minimum of 1,200 of the new infections is in Iran in just the previous 24 hours, the nation’s largest leap since the outbreak started. Iran’s health ministry on Friday added that 124 people have died.

In France, 200 new COVID-19 cases had been confirmed in a single day, whereas India and South Korea also reported a rise within the number of infections.

Also, the death toll in the USA from the coronavirus rose to 12 when King County within the state of Washington reported the latest death on Thursday.

A rising number of people confronted a new reality as many had been requested to stay residence from work, colleges had been closed, massive gatherings and events had been canceled, shops cleared of staples like toiletries and water, and face masks grew to become a typical sight.

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The virus has radiated throughout the USA, surfacing in at least 4 new states plus San Francisco.

More than 2,000 people had been stranded on the Grand Princess cruise ship after it was barred from returning to port in San Francisco because at least 35 people aboard developed flu-like signs. Test kits were delivered at sea to the vessel.

Strikes by some main economies together with the USA to cut rates of interest and pledge billions of [dollars] to struggle the epidemic have achieved little to allay fears in regards to the spread of the illness and the financial fallout, with providing chains crippled worldwide, particularly in China.

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In New York, JPMorgan divided its team between central places and a secondary site in New Jersey whereas Goldman Sachs sent some traders to close by secondary offices in Greenwich, Connecticut, and Jersey City.

In London, Europe’s financial capital, the Canary Wharf district was unusually quiet. S&P International’s giant office stood empty after the corporate sent its 1,200 employees’ residence, whereas HSBC requested around 100 people to work at home after an employee examined positive for the sickness.

“There’s concern that whereas there was a response from the Fed, given the character of the issue, is this something the central bank can actually help with?” mentioned John Davies, G10 rates strategist at Standard Chartered Bank in London.

In the USA, the world’s financial powerhouse, at least 57 new cases of coronavirus had been confirmed because of the virus struck for the first time in Colorado, Maryland, Tennessee and Texas, in addition to San Francisco in California. Some 230 people have been contaminated in whole and 12 have died.

Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft suggested staff within the Seattle area to work at home after some caught the virus. The businesses’ work-from-home advice will affect greater than 100,000 people within the space.

The US Senate on Thursday handed an $8.3 billion bill to fight the outbreak, becoming a member of a slew of nations together with China and South Korea in bolstering their struggle chests.

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