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- Global cases: More than 3 million
- Global deaths: More than 210,800
- Most cases reported: United States (987,022), Spain (229,422), Italy (199,414), France (165,962), and Germany (158,434).
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:42 a.m. Beijing time.
All times below are in Beijing time.
12:00 pm: Cases in Germany jump by 1,144
Germany reported another 1,144 cases of the coronavirus disease, taking its total tally to 156,337, according to the latest data by Robert Koch Institute, a federal government agency responsible for disease monitoring and prevention.
The country’s death toll increased by 163 to 5,913, said the institute. — Weizhen Tan
10:35 am: Australia’s New South Wales to ease some social restrictions starting Friday
The Australian state of New South Wales will allow a maximum of two adults to make…