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In pictures: Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak around the world

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 178: Crowds wearing protective masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, are seen at the Shinagawa station in Tokyo, Japan, March 2, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

An outbreak of a new SARS-like coronavirus (COVID-19), which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has claimed 3,048 lives and infected more than 88,400 people around the world. With 2,912 deaths, China is the worst affected, with fatalities reported in other countries such as the U.S., Australia, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Japan, France, Taiwan, Iran, Italy and South Korea, which also has the highest cases of confirmed infections outside China. The other nations with confirmed cases are Andorra, Indonesia, Armenia, Mexico, Nigeria, New Zealand, Algeria, Switzerland, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, Finland, Germany, India, Malaysia, Brazil, Greece, Norway, Pakistan, Nepal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, UAE, U.K. and Vietnam.

(Pictured) People wearing protective masks are seen at the Shinagawa station in Tokyo, Japan, on March 2.

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