Dangerous mark: Global coronavirus infections pass 100,000

By: AFP      Published: 08:28 PM, 6 Mar, 2020
Dangerous mark: Global coronavirus infections pass 100,000

Coronavirus has infected more than 100,000 people across 91 countries globally, according to an AFP tally Friday. 

The death toll reached 3,406, while the total number of infections hit 100,002, after a surge in cases worldwide since Thursday at 1700 GMT, notably in virus hotspot Iran.

The figures were compiled from data collected by AFP offices from the competent national authorities and information from the World Health Organization (WHO).