Coronavirus updates worldwide

The National Health Commission of China (NHC) on Sunday announced that mainland China recorded 44 more SARS-CoV-2 virus infections and 27 deaths on Saturday.

By the end of Saturday, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region had recorded 109 cases, including 2 deaths. The Macao Special Administrative Region reported 10 cases.

The Argentine Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed the first case of death due to infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, marking the first death in Latin America from the disease.

The same day, the US capital Washington DC confirmed the first case of SARS-CoV-2 virus infection.

The Ministry of Health of Cambodia said it recorded the first case of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

The Ministry of Health of Malta on Saturday announced the first case of SARS-CoV-2 in the country. The patient is a 12-year-old girl of Italian nationality.

On Saturday, the number of deaths from SARS-CoV-2 infection in Italy was 36, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 233. The number of new cases also increased sharply with 1,247 new cases recorded in only one day, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections of Italy to 5,883 people.

Iran recorded 21 more deaths due to the virus on Saturday, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 145. Another Iranian MP has died from SARS-CoV-2 virus.

The Korean Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) on Sunday recorded an additional 367 cases of SARS-CoV-2 virus, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 7,134 cases.

The Bulgarian health authorities on Sunday confirmed two cases of the first SARS-CoV-2 virus infection. Both are Bulgarian citizens.

Source: VOV5