Sun, 28 Feb 2021

BEIJING, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SANTIAGO -- Chile on Monday reported 3,918 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 673,750, according to the Ministry of Health.

In its daily report, the ministry also reported 70 deaths in the same period, with a death toll of 17,547.

COVID-19 cases in the South American country have increased 58 percent in the last two weeks.

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TUNIS -- Tunisian Health Ministry on Monday night reported 1,795 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections to 181,885.

The death toll from the virus rose by 58 to 5,750 in the North African country, it said in a statement.

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HAVANA -- Cuba's Ministry of Public Health on Monday reported 292 new infections of the COVID-19, the lowest number in the past 11 days, for a total of 18,443 cases.

The ministry also reported three more deaths from the pandemic, bringing the total death toll to 173.

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BEIJING -- The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 118 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 106 locally transmitted cases and 12 arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said Tuesday.

Of the locally transmitted cases, 43 were reported in Jilin, 35 in Hebei, 27 in Heilongjiang, and one in Beijing, the commission said in its daily report.

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