As of Tuesday morning, February 25, in the world, with the exception of mainland China, the number of people infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus reached 2.438 thousand, having increased by 234 detected cases per day, the Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post reported.
According to its data, the number of victims of the coronavirus increased in a day 26 to 37 people: 12 people died in Iran, nine - in South Korea, seven - in Italy, four - in Japan, two - in Hong Kong, one case of death was recorded in France, Taiwan, and the Philippines.
Most of the patients - 893 - were detected in South Korea, 838 in Japan, of which more than 630 are passengers and crew members of the Diamond Princess, which is quarantined in Yokohama.
In Italy, there are 229 patients, in Singapore - 90, in Hong Kong - 81, Iran - 47, Thailand and the USA - 35 each, in Taiwan - 28, in Australia - 23, in Malaysia - 22, Germany and Vietnam - 16 each, The United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom - 13 each, in France - 12, in Macau and Canada - 10 each. Less than 10 cases of the disease were recorded in the Philippines, India, Kuwait, Spain, Oman, Russia, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Belgium, Cambodia, Egypt, Finland, Israel, Lebanon, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sweden.