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World corona virus updates as per 23/03/2020

ByJuma Chai

Mar 23, 2020

March 23 (GMT)

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  • alert : 1st death in Gambia: a 70-year-old Bangladeshi man [source]
  • 3 new cases in Bahrain [source]
  • 8 new cases in Vietnam
    • 29-year-old doctor (first doctor infected with COVID-19 in Vietnam) who developed a sore throat on March 19 and, one day later, also cough, muscle aches, and fever
    • an international student in the Netherlands who returned home on March 15
    • a 44-year-old woman who lives in the Czech Republic
    • a 30-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman from Cambodia
    • a 29-year-old man who had traveled to Indonesia and Thailand
    • a 27-year-old man who is a foreign language teacher and had contact with previously confirmed cases
    • a 58-year-old male who had returned from the US

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  • 52 new cases in Croatia [source]
  • 5 new cases in Sri Lanka [source]
  • 1 new case in Kuwait: a person who had traveled to the UAE [source]
  • 41 new cases in Latvia [source]
  • 45 new cases in Czechia [source]
  • 3 new cases in Faeroe Islands [source]
  • 3 new cases in New Caledonia [source]
  • 3 new cases in Bolivia: a 39-year-old and 36-year old woman from Santa Cruz, and a 61-year-old man with chronic bronchitis in Cochabamba [source]
  • 2 new cases in Cambodia [source]
  • 11 new cases in Ivory Coast [source]
  • 1141 new cases and 41 new deaths in Spain [source]
  • 26 new cases in Taiwan [source]
  • 1 new case in Nepal: a 19-year-old woman who had returned from France [source]
  • 16 new cases in Cameroon [source]
  • 9 new cases in Liechtenstein [source]
  • 27 new cases and 1 new death in Pakistan [source]
  • 4 new cases in Colombia [source]
  • 3 new cases in Bulgaria [source]
  • 167 new cases in Israel [source]
  • 71 new cases in Russia [source]
  • 36 new cases and 1 new death in Hungary [source]
  • 7 new cases in Venezuela. President Maduro said: “Venezuela has reached 77 coronavirus cases, all are imported: [source]
    • 21 cases are from Spain
    • 10 from Colombia
    • 3 from the US
    • 3 from the Dominican Republic
    • 3 from Italy
    • 2 from Brazil
    • 1 from Peru


  • 1 new case and 1 new death in Montenegro [source]
  • 1 new case in Fiji: the 1-year-old nephew of the first patient [source]
  • 3 new cases in Uzbekistan [source]
  • 65 new cases in Mexico [source]
  • 29 new cases and 1 new death in India. PM Modi said: “Many people are still not taking the lockdown seriously. Please save yourself, save your family, follow the instructions seriously. I request the state governments to get the rules and laws followed” [source] [source] [source]
  • 122 new cases in Thailand. 2nd day in a row with a rise of 100 ore more cases [source]
  • 39 new cases9 new deaths (all in Hubei), and 459 new discharges occurred in China on March 22, as reported by the National Health Commission (NHC) of China. For the 5th day in a row, no new confirmed or suspected cases have been reported in Wuhan and in Hubei

Juma Chai

A writer dedicated to providing the world with the best insights into Africa.

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