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- Global cases: More than 2 million
- Global deaths: At least 119,483
- Most cases reported: United States (682,619), Spain (170,099), Italy (159,516), France (137,875), Germany (130,072)
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 7:50 a.m. Beijing time.
8:25 am: China reports 89 new cases, says there’s been no additional deaths recorded
China’s National Health Commission said on April 13 there were 89 new cases of coronavirus infection, mostly travelers from overseas. Most of the travelers are likely Chinese nationals, since China closed its borders to most foreigners late last month. The official report did not specify nationalities.
No additional virus-related deaths were reported and there were 54 instances of asymptomatic infection, where a person tested positive for the…