Over 6,000 coronavirus cases registered outside China: WHO


GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday announced that over 6,000 coronavirus cases have been registered outside China. 

As per the report, more than 1,300 new cases have been confirmed outside China during the past 24 hours.

There have been a total of 86 deaths from the coronavirus disease outside of China, 19 of them occurred in the past 24 hours.

According to the situation report, Mexico and San Marino reported their first coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours. A total of 53 countries, apart from China, have been affected. Over 85,400 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed globally.

On Saturday, Health Secretary Preeti Sudan had reviewed preparedness with the concerned states and union territories on COVID-19 through video conference.

As per the report, various precautionary measures have been taken in close coordination with the concerned ministries at the central and the state level.

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