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Nearly 14,000 new COVID-19 cases reported globally in 24 hours; tally exceeds 167,500: WHO

News Agencies | Updated on: 17 March 2020, 9:59 IST

Nearly 14,000 people were infected with the novel coronavirus globally over the past day, bringing the total number of confirmed cases above 167,500, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its report on Tuesday.

A total of 167,511 cases have been confirmed worldwide, with 13,903 new ones over the past 24 hours. At the same time, the global death toll rose by 862 to 6,606.

Cases of the coronavirus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has been reported in over 130 countries, including India, where over 110 people have been infected.

-ANI

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First published: 17 March 2020, 9:59 IST
 
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