WHO: Covid-19 cases outside China hit 10,566; deaths total 166


A paramedic works in a tent outside the Brescia Civilians Hospital in Brescia, Italy, March 3, 2020. (Xinhua)

GENEVA, March 4 (Xinhua) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases outside of China has reached 10,566.

The latest statistics showed that 1,792 new confirmed cases were reported outside of China, bringing the total to more than 10,000 for the first time.

A kiosk shows a surgical or dust masks sales sign in central London, Britain, on March 3, 2020. (Photo by Ray Tang/Xinhua)A kiosk shows a surgical or dust masks sales sign in central London, Britain, on March 3, 2020. (Photo by Ray Tang/Xinhua)

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