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Number of infected with coronavirus grows by almost 75,000 people for a day

Number of people infected with novel coronavirus has grown by 74,653 globally. Data of an online map developed by scientists say.

In total, 4,177,502 people got infected with coronavirus. The highest number of the infected is in the United States (1,347,881), Spain (227,436), the UK (224,332), Italy (219,814), Russia (221,344), France (177,547) and Germany (172,576).

Coronavirus cases have been reported in 187 countries.

As of today, the number of people who recovered from coronavirus exceeds 1,400,000 people. During the day, the figure grew by 44,590 people.

At least 286,330 people died from the virus (growth by 3,611 people for a day), including 80,682 people — in the USA, 32,141 — in the UK and 30,739 — in Italy, 26,744 — in Spain, and 26,646 — in France.

At least 1,037 cases of coronavirus have been registered in Kyrgyzstan, 5,207 cases — in Kazakhstan, 2,486 — in Uzbekistan, 661 — in Tajikistan.

The World Health Organization has announced the global outbreak of coronavirus a pandemic.

The new type of coronavirus 2019-nCoV was discovered in late December in the Chinese Wuhan city. The source of infection were animals that were sold on the local market.