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- Global cases: More than 2.4 million
- Global deaths: More than 169,986
- Most cases reported: United States (784,326), Spain (200,210), Italy (181,228), France (156,480), and Germany (147,065).
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:14 a.m. Beijing time.
All times below are in Beijing time.
9:45 am: South Korea reports 9 new cases and 1 death
South Korea on Tuesday reported nine new cases of the coronavirus — the third straight day the country posted fewer than 15 cases of new infections.
That brought the country’s total infections to 10,683, said the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
There was one death, bringing the country’s total death toll to 237.
On Sunday, South Korea reported eight new cases of the coronavirus — the first time in two months that the country reported single-digit figures.