The deadly coronavirus continues to spread around the world, with six confirmed cases in northern Italy and one casualty in South Korea, the latest reports said Friday.

While the treatment of three people – two Chinese nationals and an Italian – continues in Italy, six others were diagnosed with novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, in the northern Lombardy region.

Health Minister Roberto Speranza said these people would be put under quarantine at a medical facility.

Additionally, the Yonhap news agency reported that coronavirus claimed another life in South Korea, where there are over 200 registered cases.

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