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- Global cases: More than 1.27 million
- Global deaths: At least 69,300
- Most cases reported: United States (337,072), Spain (131,646), Italy (128,948), Germany (100,123), and France (93,773)
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8 a.m. Beijing time.
All times below are in Beijing time.
9:31 am: South Korea reports fewer than 50 cases
South Korea reported 47 new cases of infection, one of the lowest daily reported numbers for the country since late February when the outbreak spread exponentially within its borders.
There were three additional deaths reported. South Korea has altogether reported 10,284 cases of infection and 186 people have succumbed to the illness caused by the virus, according to data from the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Still, South Korea is generally praised for its efforts to reduce the spread of infection by mass testing its people and adopting strict measures to quarantine…