Hundreds of doctors now infected with coronavirus as another 94 patients die

The death toll from coronavirus has reached 1114 as the number of people infected passes 45,000.

Authorities in the Chinese province of Hubei – ground zero for the Covid-19 epidemic – reported 94 new deaths from the virus today.

Although slightly down from yesterday’s grim total, the overall death toll is steadily rising.

The total number of people infected around the world is 45,079.

With 1638 newly-confirmed infections in Hubei, it means there are more than 33,366 people infected in that province alone.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.