China reports 47 new cases of Covid-19 in the country, all from foreign visitors and no domestic cases.
The number of new Covid-19 infections in mainland China has decreased significantly. The Chinese health authority reported 47 new cases on March 24, down from 78 on the previous day, bringing the total number of new infections in China to 81,218, Reuters said.
The new cases are related to foreign visitors and no domestic cases were recorded. 4 new deaths have been reported, bringing the total number of deaths in China to 3,281.
As of March 25, the total number of Covid-19 infections worldwide exceeded 400,000. The number of new infections in the US and Italy is growing rapidly, especially in the United States. The World Health Organization (WHO) warns that the US may become the new epidemic of the world.
The administration of President Donald Trump has activated the National Defense Production Act (DPA) to meet the need for medical equipment in severe shortage as the pandemic spread.