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NEW YORK - The death toll of COVID-19 exceeded 100,000 worldwide on Friday afternoon local time, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

The fresh figure reached 100,376 as of 1:30 pm (1730 GMT), an interactive map maintained by the CSSE showed.



The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle has registered 50 cases of novel coronavirus among the crew, the armed forces ministry said Friday.

Three sailors had been evacuated from the vessel to hospital in the Mediterranean port of Toulon as a precaution. However, none of the crew who tested positive for COVID-19 and remained on board has suffered "worsening health" so far, the ministry added in a statement. (AFP)





The World Health Organization said on the 9th that the mortality rate of COVID-19 is estimated to be 10 times higher than that of influenza. At the epidemic briefing, WHO Director General Tan said. The global spread of the COVID-19 has overwhelmed the health systems of many countries and disrupted the global economy.

He pointed out that the mortality rate of COVID-19 is estimated to be 10 times higher than that of influenza. Although everyone has already witnessed the harm the new coronavirusCOVID-19 has caused to developed countries, the possible damage it has caused in poorer and more vulnerable countries has not yet fully manifested. "We promise to do everything we can to stop this from happening."


"On this (anti-epidemic) road, we still have a long way to go," Tan said. "We must 'segregate' the politicization of the epidemic at the national and global levels. We We must work together and we have no time to waste. "




On the afternoon of the 10th, Chinese Ambassador to South Korea Xing Haiming invited Academician Zhong Nanshan and South Korean epidemic prevention expert Li Zhongqiu to communicate online.

Zhong Nanshan said that the direction of the global epidemic dep\n

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