The world’s novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) deaths exceed 100,000, the worldometers.info website reported early today.
At 1:15 a.m. today (Macau time), the number of COVID-19 deaths stood at 100,440 while the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases amounted to 1.66 million. A total of 369,956 patients had recovered. The number of currently infected patients stood at 1.19 million, four per cent of whom were in serious or critical condition.
According to the website, COVID-19 is affecting 210 countries and territories around the world.
Macau has 45 confirmed COVID-19 cases, without any deaths. Ten of the patients have been discharged from hospital. Macau confirmed its first COVID-19 case on January 22. All but three of the cases have been classified by the Health Bureau (SSM) as imported, most of them local students who returned from overseas.