A lot more international locations documented their 1st coronavirus fatalities and the toll grew in locations these kinds of as China, as the variety of deaths from the epidemic globally nears 3,000.

Hours soon after the U.S. documented its 1st fatality, Australia on Sunday announced its 1st death from the disorder identified as Covid-19. So did Thailand, a lot more than a month soon after it grew to become the 1st region outside of China to report an infection. Italy additional five a lot more deaths, with 528 new confirmed scenarios given that Saturday.