As of 2:00 p.m. UTC, coronavirus had infected more than 204,000 people, killing 8,710, or 4.3% of all infections, according to figures cited by Reuters from competent authorities worldwide.

Europe ranks first for the number of deaths, most of these deaths occurring in Italy (over 2,500), followed by France and Spain.

In Asia, the number of deaths in China alone has reached 3,200, followed by Iran with 1,135 deaths, while the World Health Organization has expressed concern that the countries of the Middle East will not release the figures real.

Here are the most significant developments of the Corona virus in the world in the past 24 hours:

Switzerland: The Federal Office of Health has declared that the number of infections with the Corona virus exceeds 3,000 after having infected 1,300 people in one day.

Indonesia: the number of deaths has reached 19 and the number of infections has risen to 227.

The Netherlands: Health officials have said that the number of coronavirus cases has increased from 346 today to 2051, while 15 new deaths have been recorded.

Algeria: According to local media, 900 Algerian passengers have been quarantined after arriving on board a ship from Spain.

BANGLADESH: A Bangladeshi official announced today Wednesday that he had registered the first death from the Corona virus and 4 other cases, bringing the number of cases to 14.

Moldova: The Ministry of Health said on Wednesday it had registered the first death from the Corona virus.

And Moldova – which has a population of 3.5 million – has so far declared 30 confirmed cases of the virus, and the country’s parliament imposed a state of emergency on Tuesday to prevent the spread of the virus.

Zambia: The Ministry of Health confirmed today, Wednesday, the first two cases of the Covid-19 virus “for a Zambian couple who went to France on vacation for ten days”.

Burkina Faso: Burkina Faso announced on Wednesday its first death linked to the new Coronavirus on its soil, the first death in sub-Saharan Africa.

Authorities registered seven new infections, “bringing the number of injured to 27 – 15 women and 12 men.

African countries were the last to reach the epidemic, but have seen a rapid increase in the number of infections in recent days, and with these new injuries, the number of injured in Africa stands at 576.

Burkina Faso decided last Saturday to close all schools and suspend public and private demonstrations and rallies until the end of April to try to stop the spread of the disease.

UAE: The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday a temporary travel ban from today until further notice, given efforts to combat the spread of the Corona virus.
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Qatar: Qatari government issued decision requiring 80% of government employees to work remotely to prevent the coronavirus epidemic and in the past 24 hours, three new infections have been recorded, bringing the number of people infected to 446 .

Spain: the number of coronavirus cases has risen to 13,716 today and the number of deaths to 558.

Italy: the total number of deaths reached 2,503 cases and the total number of injured reached 27,980 cases.

Iran: Iranian health ministry official says country death from Corona virus has risen to 1,135 after monitoring 147 new deaths in the past 24 hours, adding that the number of cases in the country reached 17361.

Iran’s deputy health minister said the virus kills 3 Iranians and infects 43 Iranians every hour.

“Unfortunately, we have monitored 1,192 cases in the past 24 hours, please follow the instructions and stay inside,” deputy health minister Ali Reza Raisi said on TV.

Morocco: A statement by the Moroccan government demanded that citizens leave their homes only to buy necessary goods, medical care or work, and the Ministry of Health has announced the registration of the second death, in addition to the six new injuries were recorded, bringing the number of injured to 44.

Kuwait: 12 new injuries were recorded, for a total of 142 injuries.

Iraq: 61 new infections were recorded, bringing the number to 154 and 6 deaths.

And the curfew in Baghdad took effect today, Wednesday, which was announced by the Baghdad government earlier, and continues for a week.

Jordan: the number of injured has increased to 48.

Tunisia: 5 new cases, for a total of 29 injured.

Egypt: The number has reached 196, while the death toll has reached 6.

Israel: The health ministry said today Wednesday that the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus has risen to 427 in the past 24 hours, and expects a further increase with group reviews.

Saudi Arabia: the number of injured has reached 171, while the government has decided to suspend workplaces in all sectors of the private sector for 15 days, except the vital sectors.

Sultanate of Oman: Nine new infections have been reported, bringing the number to 33.

Palestine: Government spokesman Ibrahim Melhem announced at midnight that the number of people infected with the coronavirus had increased after the discovery of 3 new cases, to 44, including 40 in the Bethlehem region.

China: 13 injured and 11 new deaths recorded.

And 11 of the new injuries concern people from Spain, the United Kingdom, Brazil and Luxembourg.

Denmark: 977 injured, 4 deaths.

South Korea: 93 new infections recorded, bringing the number to 8,413.

Sweden: the number of injured has increased to 1,196 and the deaths to 8.

Belgium: 243 new infections recorded, bringing the total to 1486 and the number of deaths to 14.

Australia: authorities have recorded more than 500 HIV infections and 6 deaths, which is a relatively small number compared to other countries, but officials are increasingly concerned about the possibility of a significant increase in number of cases.

Kyrgyzstan: The Ministry of Health has announced the registration of the first 3 cases of coronavirus in the country for citizens returning from Saudi Arabia.

In the United States , the Johns Hopkins University Observatory has recorded an increase in the number of Corona virus deaths to 108 and infections to 6420.

The Pentagon has announced that it has registered 13 new cases of coronavirus among the U.S. military, bringing the total number to 49.

Turkey: Health Minister Fakhruddin Kujah announced the first death from the corona virus and announced the discovery of 51 new infections, bringing the total to 98 cases with the virus.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on citizens to stay in their homes and not to leave them unless necessary.

South Africa: 85 people were confirmed infected with the Corona virus, and a cruise ship was quarantined, suspected of being infected with the virus.

Discreetly in the Middle East
The World Health Organization said on Wednesday that countries in the Middle East should provide more information on cases of HIV infection to help support the fight against the disease in the region.

Director of the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office, Ahmed Al-Manzari, said there is a “variation” between countries in the region in how to fight the Corona virus and “more needs to be done” .

Al-Manzari added during a video press conference that improving access to information would allow the organization to better monitor the spread of the virus and quickly implement public health measures.

“It is regrettable that even today, while the current situation has become critical, the organizing countries do not provide enough information on these cases,” he said.

With the exception of Iran, the number of confirmed cases is still relatively small compared to East Asia and Europe, but officials fear that the actual numbers are much higher than the advertiser for reasons, including the lack of controls.