Coronavirus has infected 80,000 globally, caused 2,700 deaths
Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 6:27 PM
A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 80,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it. Mainland China: 2,715 deaths among 78,064 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei. Hong Kong: 81 cases, 2 deaths.