World Health Organization: 1,320 cases of coronavirus so far

World Health Organization: 1,320 cases of coronavirus so far
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The World Health Organization (WHO) released an updated report Saturday evening on the status of the latest coronavirus outbreak. 

According to WHO, of the 1,320 confirmed cases worldwide, 237 of them have been reported as “severely ill.” Forty-one deaths have been reported so far, all of which occurred in China.

Since its last update on Friday, the number of confirmed cases has increased by 474. The outbreaks are centered in Wuhan, China, and only two confirmed cases have been in the U.S. so far.

Along with the report, WHO noted that they updated their advice page for international travel.

On Saturday, it was reported that the U.S. government is preparing a charter flight this weekend to evacuate American citizens and diplomats from Wuhan. 

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Saturday that it is moving a qualifying event from Wuhan, China, to Amman, Jordan, over concerns about the outbreak.