Coronavirus Covid 19
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COVID 19: Death toll globally nears 9,000

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Globally, the virus has infected 219,348people and killed just more than 8,970 according to worldometer realtime data.

In the active cases of 1,24,629, 6,815 are serious or critical, while 1,17814 are in mild condition. China tops in the death toll, with 3,245, followed by Italy 2,978, Iran 1,135, Spain 638, Germany 28, US 155, France 264, South Korea 91, UK 104, Netherlands 58, Switzerland 33, Japan 33, Canada 9m Austria 4 and Norway 6.

The total patients recovered from the infections were pegged at 85,749.

The World Health Organisation has said that after the European Union, South East Asia is the most dangerous as this region is facing a wave of infections. Southeast Asia is facing a wave of infections that began at an event at a mosque on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur that was attended by some 16,000 people. Malaysia now has the biggest outbreak in the region and on Wednesday sealed the country's borders and closed schools, officers and all but essential businesses.