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All times below are in Beijing time.
- Global cases: More than 720,100
- Global deaths: At least 33,925
- Top 5 countries: United States (139,675), Italy (97,689), China (82,122), Spain (80,031) and Germany (62,095)
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 7:50 a.m. Beijing time.
8:22 am: China says it has 31 new confirmed cases, most of them ‘imported’
China’s National Health Commission said there were 31 new confirmed cases of the virus reported on the mainland, of which 30 were “imported” cases from abroad. Four new deaths were also reported, all of them occurring in the Hubei province, where the virus was first detected.
About 75,700 people are said to have recovered to-date from the virus in China and 3,304 people have died, according to Monday’s reported numbers. — Saheli Roy Choudhury
7:42 am: South Korea considering financial support for 10 million households
South Korea is considering providing financial support…