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Almost 470,000 COVID-19 infections worldwide; more than 21,000 dead
Updated: 2020-03-26 10:10:50 KST
Almost 470-thousand people around the world have now been infected by the coronavirus and the global death toll has exceeded 21-thousand.
Italy and Spain are seeing the biggest daily number of deaths at nearly 7-hundred each.
Spain has surpassed China in terms of overall coronavirus deaths, now second only to Italy.
Confirmed cases in the U.S. have topped 66-thousand, with more than 900 deaths.
India declared a complete lockdown on Wednesday, banning people from leaving their homes.
In the UK, Prince Charles has tested positive for COVID-19.
Clarence House says his symptoms are light and his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, is fine.
Spain also announced its Deputy Prime Minister has tested positive and is receiving treatment.
Reporter : jhlucyoh@arirang.com