With the global death toll on Saturday approaching 11,500, health officials worldwide announced new cases in coronavirus’ continuing spread.
The country with the highest loss of life due to coronavirus is Italy, where 4,032 people have so far died, after eclipsing China earlier this week.
Mainland China, where the outbreak started last December, was second, with a total of 3,255 people dead.
Iran had the third-highest death toll, with 1,433.
Australia reported that the number of cases of COVID-19 rose to 1,051, with 300 people added to the total in the last 24 hours.
Singapore’s Health Minister Gan Kim