People wearing masks visit a market amid the coronavirus outbreak on March 8, 2020 in Kunming, Yunnan Province of China.
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- Global cases: At least 106,893, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization
- Global deaths: At least 3,639, according to the latest figures from the WHO
All times below are in Beijing time.
9:25 am: South Korea reports 248 new cases, 1 additional death
South Korea confirmed 248 more cases as of Monday morning, and one more death.
That brings its total to 7,382 cases, and 51 deaths, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
9:05 am: Japan GDP shrinks faster than expected
Japan’s economy slowed an annualized 7.1% in the October-December quarter, worse than a Reuters forecast of a 6.6% contraction and the biggest fall since 2014, according to Reuters.
The virus outbreak has hit production in the country, disrupting supply…