New virus has infected more than 45,100 people globally
Photo: In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a worker inspects the operation of a 3D printer at the additive manufacturing research and application center of the Hunan Vanguard Group Co., Ltd. in the economic development zone of Changsha city in central China’s Hunan Province.
A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 45,100 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it.
The latest figures reported by each government’s health authority as of Wednesday in Beijing:
— Mainland China: 1,113 deaths among 44,653 confirmed cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei.
— Hong Kong: 49 cases, 1 death
— Macao: 10.
— Japan: 203, including 174 from a cruise ship docked in Japan
— Singapore: 47
— Thailand: 33
— South Korea: 28
— Malaysia: 18
— Taiwan: 18
— Australia: 14
— Germany: 14
— Vietnam: 15
— United States: 13. Separately, one U.S. citizen died in China