United States: Wednesday was the deadliest day the United States has seen during the coronavirus pandemic, with 233 fatalities reported.
The US Senate provided a massive $ 2 trillion stimulus package to boost the economy amid the coronavirus outbreak. The House of Representatives is expected to implement the measure on Friday. President Trump has indicated that he will sign the bill.
Number in the US at the end of the day Wednesday: 65,273 cases, 938 deaths.
Mainland China: The country's national health commission yesterday reported 67 new imported coronavirus cases, but no new locally transmitted. The rate of new infections in the country has declined significantly
Number in Mainland China at the end of the day Wednesday: 81,285 confirmed, 3,287 deaths, 74,051 were recovered and discharged from hospital.
Japan: The country saw its biggest one-off spike in cases since the outbreak began, with 98 new cases and two more deaths reported Wednesday.
On Wednesday, the government sent a travel alert to the entire world, urging people in Japan to refrain from non-essential overseas travel. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered a government working group to be cut in response to the pandemic.
Number in Japan from Thursday morning: 2,003 cases (712 from Diamond Princess cruise ships), 55 deaths (10 from Diamond Princess).
New Zealand: Authorities confirmed 73 new coronavirus patients and identified five more likely cases from 9:30 a.m. local time yesterday to the same time today, the country's health ministry said in a statement – the most in a 24-hour period so far.
The country is in its first full day on alert Level 4, the highest possible category. Most people are required to be home to stop the virus from spreading.
Number in New Zealand from Thursday morning: 262 confirmed, 21 likely, 27 recovered.