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Covid-19 spreads around globe, deepening fears of pandemic

Afghanistan, Bahrain, Kuwait announce cases, bringing total number of countries with infections above 30


FEARS of a global Covid-19 pandemic deepened on Monday with a growing number of deaths in Iran and the worsening of other outbreaks across Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

The number of fatalities in China - where the virus emerged late last year - also continued to soar,...

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