The number of people around the world who have died from coronavirus reached more than 3, on Sunday night.
As the number of deaths reached 3.0 058, the number of people infected with COVID – reached 115, (globally in) countries.
Mainland China reported new coronavirus deaths on 1 March, an increase from (the previous day.
The spread of the virus has rocked global markets, with more than $ 5tn ((£ 3.9tn) wiped from global stock values last week.
However there were some signs of recovery early on Monday after Japan’s central bank pledged to step in to “ensure stability” – helping Tokyo’s Nikkei index and China’s Shanghai composite post gains.
Some British tourists who have been in quarantine at a hotel in Tenerife, Spain, arrived back in the UK on Sunday
British passengers trapped on the Braemar cruise ship at sea after being denied entry to the Dominican Republic docked in the Caribbean island of St Maarten on Sunday and will be flown back to the UK
The Dominican Republic reported its first case, an Italian man, and the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe reported three cases (In Italy,) People have now died from COVID – , including five on Sunday, with 1, confirmed cases
France’s Louvre Museum in Paris is shut after staff voted to close it down
Australia says it can no longer completely prevent infected people from entering the country because of outbreaks in Japan and South Korea first two races of the MotoGP season in Qatar and Thailand have been cancelled due to travel restrictions
South Korea deaths rise
In South Korea, the largest outbreak outside mainland China, the number of deaths rose to , up from , while there were more cases on Sunday compared to the day before, bringing the total to 4, 255.
Of Sunday’s new cases, 392 were from the southeastern city of Daegu, home to a branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus where most of the country cases have been traced.