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The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 210 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances.
Coronavirus today updates : the UK sees a surge in both new infections and new deaths
With 5,228 new COVID-19 patients, the UK becomes the country with the largest new cases reported within 24 hours in the world, raising total infections to nearly 85,000 cases.
Meanwhile, 737 more lives have been claimed, which is second only to the US (832).
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is discharged today in London and will continue with the treatment on the outskirt of Chequers.
The Prime Minister thanked those who saved his life as he left the hospital on Sunday, saying "things could have gone either way" for him, CNN reported.
The 55-year-old was moved to intensive care on Monday. He spent three nights in the ICU and received "standard oxygen treatment," according to his spokesperson, but the PM did not require mechanical or invasive ventilation.
US experts have warned that Britain would become the country to suffer the most serious consequences of COVID-19 in Europe, which can account for more than 40% of deaths on the continent.
Coronavirus today updates: Italy has over 4,100 new infected patients on April 12, making it the second-highest country in terms of new infections.
Its total infections since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out now stands at 156,363 cases, 19,899 deaths (an increase of 431 cases after one day). Over 34,210 patients have recovered.
Coronavirus today updates: the US records highest total infections and death tolls in the world
While its new infections is only nearly half as high as the UK, the new deaths reported today in the US tops the world list (832 cases). Total deaths stand at nearly 21,500 cases, which surpasses Italy, making the US the number one in the world regarding total deaths and total infections.
Coronavirus today updates: Spain also reports a large number of new COVID-19 patients today (nearly 3,000) and a high increase in new deaths as well (366).
The country now has 166,019 cases and 16,972 deaths in total.
Russia: With a pretty high new infections number (2,186), the country now has 15,770 infected cases in total. 130 deaths reported.
Coronavirus today updates: ASEAN countries confirm over 19,000 infections
More than 1,000 new nCoV infections are reported today in ASEAN countries, in which nearly 800 have died.
Malaysia still has the highest number of infections (4,683), followed by the Philippines (4.648), Indonesia (4,241), Thailand (2,551), Singapore (2,532). Timor-Leste has the lowest infection number of the region, with only 2 cases detected.
Regarding death tolls, Indonesia has the highest (373), the Philipines (297), Malaysia (76).
April 12 witnesses Indonesia has the largest new infections (399), followed by Singapore (233), the Philippines (220), Malaysia (153).
Meanwhile, the Philippines reported the highest new deaths (50), Indonesia to coming next (46).
Four countries with no deaths reported are Vietnam, Campuchia, Laos, and Timor-Leste.
Medical staff in HCMC Hospital of Tropical Diseases take samples for Covid-19 tests. (Photo: VnExpress)
Coronavirus today updates: Vietnam confirms 2 new infections, raising total cases to 262
Two people living in the same village on the outskirts of Hà Nội are the latest patients to test positive for COVID-19, The Health Ministry confirmed two new COVID-19 cases Monday morning.
The total number of people who have contracted coronavirus nationwide now stands at 262. More than half of those, 144 people, have made a full recovery after treatment. No death is reported in the country.
On April 12, one Vietnamese German has succumbed to the coronavirus, becoming the third oversea Vietnamese to die from the disease.
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