Coronavirus: latest developments worldwide

Paris (AFP) – A surge in the number of infections and countries affected; a black week for the world’s stock exchanges; postponed football matches; numerous events cancelled as France bans gatherings of more than 5,000 people.Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis.Over 60 countries affectedThe new coronavirus has infected more than 85,919 people and killed 2,941 around the world, according to an AFP toll based on official sources as of 1700 GMT on Saturday.The number of infections jumped by more 1,800 since the same time the day before.Mainland China, where the epidemic sta…

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