Coronavirus: Worldwide death toll

A second novel coronavirus case in France means a total of 34 laboratory confirmed cases of the infection have been reported to the World Health Organisation.

This includes 18 deaths from the virus, spread across three countries:

  • Saudi Arabia - 15
  • Jordan - 2
  • UK - 1

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Second French coronavirus case

A second diagnosis of the new SARS-like coronavirus has been confirmed in France, the Health Ministry said, in what appeared to be a case of human-to-human transmission.