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New Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) said there are over 90,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 3,056 deaths reported globally...

Coronavirus, which originated from China's Wuhan city, has now spread to more than 50 countries. The World Health Organisation has declared the outbreak an international health emergency.

Five more countries -- Azerbaijan, Ecuador, Ireland, Monaco and Qatar -- have reported infections over the past day, raising the number of countries with confirmed cases to 58.

A team of World Health Organisation (WHO) experts will travel to the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic, today to investigate the outbreak of the disease.

The number of people who have recovered has risen by 1,701. A total of 12,552 coronavirus patients have by now been discharged from hospitals.

The deadly virus was first detected in China's Wuhan in late December and has since spread to more than 25 countries.

"Wuhan University has a majority of students from Kerala. We are finding those students and putting them under monitoring. We are putting all those who returned from China under observation," Shailaja said.

Some 2.2 billion people around the world do not have access to safely managed drinking water services, while 4.2 billion people lack access to safely managed sanitation services

On May 8, the HIV programme was expanded and WHO had said that "majority (of cases) are among children and young people: more than half those affected are children under the age of 5."

New Delhi: The WHO has commended India’s progress in reducing the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by 77%, from 556/1 lakh...