550,000 people have been infected with COVID-19 worldwide, and more than 25,000 have died, according to the US-based Johns Hopkins University.
The exact number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection is 553,224. The deaths are 25,035. The dangerous infection has spread to 176 countries around the world.
Turkey on March 27 introduced more stringent measures for the COVID-19 pandemic as the death toll rose to 92, while the total number of cases increased to 5,698.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced additional measures to curb the coronavirus outbreak, from restrictions to intercity trips to suspension of all international flights.
The number of coronavirus infected in the country is already 293. This was announced at a briefing at the National Operations Headquarters. General Ventsislav Mutafchiiski reported that there are 17 more cases of COVID-19 infected in Bulgaria. 13 of them are from Sofia.
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The first woman in Greece to give birth while being infected with the new coronavirus was discharged from an Athens hospital on Friday, after two Covid-19 tests came back negative.
The 24-year-old mother and her baby boy, who remained for two weeks in isolation in the Attikon General Hospital, are healthy and can go home, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported.
This news was confirmed by Acting Director of the Public Health Institute in Sabac Branko Vujkovic at a media conference.
According to him, the patient also had other health problems, including obesity, hypertension and diabetes.
So far, eight people have died from coronavirus in Serbia, and according to the latest information, 457 cases have been confirmed.
The number of people infected with the new coronavirus in Iran has exceeded 30,000. About 2,400 of them have died, TASS reported, citing authorities.
A senior official from the Iranian Ministry of Health announced today that in the last 24 hours, 2926 new cases have been reported in the country. Thus, the total number of infected in Iran has reached 32 332.
Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said on Friday that Romania took extremely serious measures from minute one to combat the epidemic with the new coronavirus, while acknowledging that our country was not prepared initially and had a limited diagnostic capacity. "On 25 or 26 February, in Romania there was one case, in Spain there were two cases, in France there were a few cases.