- Death toll rises: The number of deaths from the novel coronavirus has risen to 2,461. There are over 79,930 cases globally, and 20 deaths outside mainland China.
- South Korea spike: Cases in the East Asian country have surged past 600. Around half the total cases are associated with a branch of a religious group in the south of the country.
- Italy outbreak: The total of confirmed cases in Italy has risen more than 130, a spike that is attributed to a rise in infections in the country's north.
- Middle East spread: Iran's health ministry has confirmed 43 cases of the virus, including eight deaths. Lebanon and Israel have reported their first cases.
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