Coronavirus live updates: Global cases surge past 600,000, Spain infections exceed 72,000, Iran reports 2,500 deaths
The coverage on this live blog has ended — but for up-to-the-minute coverage on the coronavirus, visit the live blog from CNBC’s U.S. team.
- Global cases: More than 614,880
- Global deaths: At least 28,687
- Top 5 countries: United States (104,837), Italy (86,498), China (81,996), Spain (72,248) and Germany (53,340)
The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:50 p.m. Beijing time.
8:22 pm: Swiss government reports 235 coronavirus deaths, 13,213 cases
Switzerland’s coronavirus death toll reached 235 on Saturday and a total of 13,213 people testing positive for the virus, Reuters reported.
7:34 pm: Vietnam says it has 174 cases, no deaths
Vietnam health ministry announced 174 confirmed coronavirus cases on Saturday, saying the country had no deaths so far from the virus.
7:11 pm: Japan identifies 57 cases at center for the disabled
Japanese authorities announced Saturday they’ve found 57 new coronavirus …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]