Coronavirus: death toll passes 3,000 worldwide as second person dies in US

South Korea reports 599 new cases and Indonesia confirms its first infections

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The global death toll from the coronavirus outbreak exceeded 3,000 on Monday as South Korea reported almost 500 new cases of the disease and a second person died in the US.

Covid-19 has now infected more than 88,000 people and spread to more than 60 countries after first emerging in China late last year. Indonesia, which has so far claimed to be virus-free, registered its first two cases on Monday.

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