This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.
- Global cases: More than 3.74 million
- Global deaths: At least 263,000
- Most cases reported: United States (1,227,430), Spain (220,325), Italy (214,457), United Kingdom (202,356), France (174,224).
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:20 a.m. Beijing time.
All times below are in Beijing time.
10:30 am: South Korea reports 4 new cases as it reopens this week
South Korea reported four new cases and one death, taking its total to 10,810 cases and 256 fatalities, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The country further relaxed social distancing rules on Wednesday, with businesses re-opening gradually. It also allowed gatherings and events to take place as long as people follow disinfection guidelines. Parks, libraries and schools are set to reopen gradually, according to…