The novel Coronavirus death toll has increased to 1,526 people and there are currently 67,109 confirmed cases in 29 countries and territories.
From the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak as of February 15, 2020, 07:35 GMT, 1,526 people have died and 67,109 confirmed cases and the fatality rate is still being assessed.
Egypt has confirmed its first case of the coronavirus, the first known instance of the virus in Africa, according to WHO.
The infected person is a foreigner who has been put in isolation, according to WHO. Officials have not released the individual’s nationality or further details. WHO Egypt said on Twitter the person was carrying the virus, but had not shown any symptoms and was in a stable condition.