Deaths have surpassed 2,000 while global carbon emissions have decreased by 6%.
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The Latest Stats
CONFIRMED CASES 75,280
+ 2.6% since yesterday
CONFIRMED DEATHS 2,012
+ 7.4% since yesterday
+15.1% since yesterday
Growth, as of 12:50 UTC
Confirmed Cases by Country / Region
74,186 Mainland China
63 Hong Kong
31 South Korea
9 United Arab Emirates
1 Sri Lanka
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Today’s biggest developments
COVID-19 has reduced global carbon emissions by 6% over the same period last year
China revoked the press credentials of three at Wall Street Journal reporters over “racist headline.” The headline, which referred to the current outbreak in China, called the country the: “Real Sick Man of Asia”.
Iran has reported its first cases of the disease, and South Korea saw infections rise by over 60% overnight.
More than 25 Chinese businesses, ranging from airlines to drug distributors, have raised Rmb24bn ($3.4bn) by selling “virus control” bonds since the start of February.
Carter is a former US Army Ranger, US Army intelligence officer, and counterintelligence officer with the Defence Intelligence Agency.
He has a BA in Political Science from UCLA and an MA in Security Studies from Georgetown.