Latest Epidemic News

- May 13, 2020-

Latest epidemic news

Japan

81 new cases and a total of 16049 cases

According to a report by the Japan Broadcasting Association TV, there were 81 new cases of COVID-19 in Japan on the 12th, with a cumulative diagnosis of 16,049 cases and 678 deaths. In Tokyo, 28 newly diagnosed COVID-19 patients were diagnosed on the 12th, with fewer than 100 patients on 10 consecutive days. A total of 4,987 cases were diagnosed, which is still the region with the largest number of diagnoses in Japan.


Singapore

884 new cases, a total of 24671 cases

Singapore added 884 cases of COVID-19 on May 12, with a total of 24671 cases. As of press time, a total of 3,225 patients were discharged from hospital, 21 died, and 24 were still severe.


Indonesia

A total of 14749 cases were diagnosed, and Chinese military aircraft arrived with anti-epidemic materials

On the 12th, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Indonesia has risen to 14,749, an increase of 484, and another 1,007 deaths. In the past 24 hours, 182 new patients were cured and 16 deaths increased.

On the afternoon of the 12th, local time, Chinese military transport planes carried a batch of medical supplies to combat the COVID-19 epidemic and flew to Sukarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo, Chinese Ambassador to Indonesia Xiao Qian, Chinese Military Embassy in Indonesia Zhou Jian, and other officials from the Indonesian Ministry of Defense and military officials attended the material handover ceremony.


Iran

1,481 new cases were added, with a total of 110,767 cases

Iran's Ministry of Health announced on the 12th that in the past 24 hours, Iran has added 1,481 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 48 new deaths. A total of 110,767 cases have been diagnosed in the country, including 6,733 deaths.


India

A total of 70,756 cases were diagnosed, and Prime Minister Modi announced an economic stimulus plan

According to the latest data from the official website of the Ministry of Health of India, as of 8 a.m. local time (10:30 Beijing time), a total of 70,756 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported throughout India, of which 22,455 were cured and discharged, and 2,293 died. The data shows that in the past 24 hours, a total of 3604 new cases were confirmed and 87 new deaths.

At 8 p.m. local time on May 12, Indian Prime Minister Modi again delivered a national television speech, announcing that India will launch a 20 trillion rupee package to stimulate economic vitality.

Modi also said that experts say that COVID-19 may not end soon, so people need to wear masks for protection while continuing to move forward. Modi announced that from May 18th, India will enter the "blockade 4.0".


Pakistan


The number of confirmed cases increased to 32,674

The latest epidemic data released by the Ministry of National Health Service, Management and Coordination of Pakistan on the 12th showed that as of 16:15 that day, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Pakistan increased to 32674 cases, including 724 deaths and 8555 discharged cases.


Africa

More than 68,000 confirmed cases

As of 6 p.m. EDT on May 12, the latest data from the African Center for Disease Control and Prevention showed that 53 countries in Africa reported 68,102 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 2,340 deaths, and 23,307 people recovered. Among them, North Africa and West Africa have the most severe epidemics.