Posted: Monday, March 16, 2020. 10:47 am CST.
By BBN Staff:A map by John Hopkins University shows that over 6,500 people worldwide have died to the coronavirus pandemic.
The rapid spread of the virus has now affected 155 countries.
Over 174,000 people around the globe are now infected and reports show that there have been 3,099 deaths in China and 1,809 deaths in Italy.
China now has 81, 032 cases and Italy has 24,747 cases of covid-19.
Many countries have implemented travel bans in an effort to slow the spread of the virus.
The United States has reported over 3,000 cases with 61 deaths. Schools, bars and restaurants have closed in an effort to stop the spread.
Guatemala has reported 6 cases of covid-19 and an elderly man who had tested positive died yesterday.
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