Coronavirus pandemic accelerating – WHO

BBC summarizes today, 23.03.2020 coronavirus level as follows:

  • The coronavirus pandemic is “accelerating”, the World Health Organization warns
  • 350,000 confirmed cases worldwide, with nearly 15,000 deaths and almost 100,000 people recovering
  • UK government thinking “very, very actively” about stricter policies on social distancing
  • 281 people with the virus have died in the UK, with 5,683 cases in total
  • Italy enters a tougher lockdown, with all “non-essential” businesses closed
  • Death toll in Spain passes 2,000
  • Canada and Australia say they will not send teams to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games
  • South Korea reports lowest number of new cases in weeks

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