As of 10 a.m. on February 10, there were over 107 million coronavirus cases globally, with the death toll reaching over 2.3 million, according to John Hopkins University. The good news is that there are over 79 million recoveries.
The United States is leading the world in both COVID-19 infections and fatalities, with over 27 million confirmed cases and over 479,000 deaths.
Germany plans to extend restrictions to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus until March 14, a draft agreement for talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel and leaders of the 16 federal states showed.
The UK will tighten its border controls from February 15 to fight against COVID-19, requiring hotel quarantine in England for those arriving from the most high-risk countries. Arrivals will have to quarantine in assigned hotels, which they will book before departure and pay 1,750 pounds per traveler, the Health Secretary said.