Coronavirus infection number surpasses 100,000 globally

A man wearing a mask as a preventive measure against the coronavirus rides on a train in Seoul. (File photo: Reuters)

The number of people infected by the new coronavirus globally surpassed 100,000 on Friday, according to a Reuters tally based on statements from health ministries and government officials.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57