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The number of registered novel coronavirus cases across the globe has reached 95,000, while the death toll stands over 3,000, an online watchdog said on Thursday.

According to worldometer, China — where the new coronavirus, or COVID-19, emerged — has over 80,000 registered cases with almost 6,000 in “serious or critical” condition. So far, 3,013 people in China have lost their lives.

With 5,766 confirmed cases, South Korea ranks second among countries most affected by COVID-19 whereas Italy comes third with its 3,089 official cases. A total of 35 people have died due to the virus in South Korea

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