Workers work at a vehicle chair manufacture factory in Lintong District of Xi’an, northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, Feb. 26, 2020.
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- Global cases: At least 168,019, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization
- Global deaths: At least 6,610, according to the latest figures from the WHO
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9:15 am: South Korea reports 84 new cases, 6 additional deaths
The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported an additional 84 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the country’s total to 8,320.
There were six additional deaths, with the total number of fatalities now at 81, according to KCDC. — Yen Nee Lee
8:50 am: Qantas Group slashes international capacity by 90%
Australia’s Qantas Group, which operates airlines Qantas and Jetstar, said it will cut its international and domestic capacities as a result of “significant falls in travel demand” due to…