1,775 People Died from Coronavirus
Over the last 24 hours, coronavirus has claimed the lives of another 100 people in Hubei province. The global death toll from COVID-19 has reached 1,775 people, majority of them have been registered in China. The number of infected people has also increased by nearly 2,000 bringing the total number to over 71,000 worldwide.
Meanwhile, nearly 400 citizens of the United States have been evacuated from the Diamond Princess Cruise ship. Passengers of the ship were transferred to an airport on specially equipped buses. So far the number of people who caught the virus on board the Diamond Princess has reached 355.
Meanwhile, Taiwan has reported the first death from coronavirus, said the Central News Agency of Taiwan. The deceased was a 60-year-old man who has not been to Wuhan or Hubei province. He did not contact with those who were in the regions with the highest level of the epidemic danger. Currently, authorities are investigating the way how the man contracted the virus.