More than 2.7 thousand people in China have become victims of the new coronavirus. In total, more than 78,000 cases of infection have been recorded in the country, according to the national health Commission of China.

Over the past day, 433 new confirmed cases of infection were recorded in China. 29 people died (26 of them in Hubei province). 2750 people recovered.

The total number of deaths from coronavirus in mainland China has reached 2,744 people. 78,497 confirmed cases of infection were recorded, while 32,495 were cured. 133 confirmed cases were reported outside mainland China: in Hong Kong, 91 (two died), Macau, 10, and Taiwan, 32. The number of cases of infection with a new type of coronavirus in South Korea increased by 334, reaching 1595. The number of deaths was 12, the Center for disease control and prevention under the country’s Ministry of Health said on Thursday.

The number of people infected in more than 30 countries around the world is 82,027, and 2,800 have died. New cases have been confirmed in countries such as Norway, Pakistan, Greece, North Macedonia, Georgia, and Romania. The German Health Minister said that the country is at the beginning of the COVID-19 epidemic. Over the past 24 hours, SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has been detected in two residents of North Rhine-Westfalen, four in Baden-Württemberg and one in Rheinland-Pfalz. A total of 21 cases of infection have been confirmed in the country.

On the eve of the European Commission obliged the EU countries to provide national plans to combat the spread of coronavirus.