The cases of coronavirus epidemic continue wreaking havoc worldwide. According to the worldometer.com, so far, 1 crore 80 lakh 11 thousand 802 cases have been reported in the world. Of these, 1 crore 13 lakh 26 thousand 232 patients have also been cured. At the same time, 6,88,683 people have died. On the other hand, Kuwait on Saturday banned international flights from 31 countries in view of coronavirus outbreak. These include countries such as Iran, China, Lebanon, Spain, Singapore, Egypt and Sri Lanka. Kuwait Airport granted relief to travel restrictions. Thereafter some flights were approved from Kuwait Airport.
US: More than 5 million cases in California
California has become the first state in the US to have more than 5 lakh cases of infection. California’s Public Health Department said on Saturday that 6542 new cases of corona have been reported in the state. The number of infected people has increased to 5,00,130. There have been 9224 deaths so far. In the last 24 hours, 75,546 samples were tested. So far 78,86,587 people have been tested in the state.
Italy: over 2 lakh people recovered
According to the Italian Ministry of Health, the number of cured patients in the country till Saturday has risen to 2,00,229. At present, there are 12,500 active cases in the country, in which 705 are hospitalized. Only 43 patients are in ICU. So far, there have been 35,146 deaths. Health emergency was announced here on 31 January.
Nepal: Number of infected crosses 20 thousand mark
In Nepal, 315 new cases of infection have been reported in the last 24 hours, with this, the number of infected cases has crossed 20 thousand. The Health Ministry said that since the beginning of this week, there has been a spurt in new cases in the country. Ministry spokesperson Jageshwar Gautam said that people were neither following the rules of social distancing nor applying masks.
South Africa: Death toll crosses 5 lakh
In South Africa, the figure of infection has increased to 5,03,290. The health minister of the country, Zweli Mkhize, gave this information.