China – China’s National Health Commission reported on Thursday said at least 114 new deaths from the coronavirus outbreak as of the end of Wednesday, bringing to at least 2,118 the number of fatalities nationwide. The national health commission also reported 394 new confirmed cases, significantly lower than the 1,749 cases reported nationwide the previous day, bringing the total to 74,576.
South Korea – The South Korea CDC has seen the number of COVID-19 cases soar over the past 48 hours from a few dozen to more than 100 today. The latest figures show there are now 104 confirmed cases and two deaths.
Japan – Japan has reported 2 deaths from the Diamond Princess Cruise Liner.
Iran – Iranian health officials reported earlier today of the first two COVID-19 cases in the country in the city of Qom. They later confirmed that both the patients died.