Italian Prime Minister has signed a decree restricting travel for millions of people because of the coronavirus
The numbers: The global total of cases now stands at more than 105,000, with 3,599 deaths since the epidemic began.
Italy on lockdown: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte signed a decree which will put most of the country’s north under lockdown. The entire Lombardy region is included as well as 14 other provinces. In these areas citizens are only allowed to travel for unavoidable and urgent health issues.
China hotel collapse: Seven people have died after a hotel that was being used as a coronavirus quarantine center collapsed in China’s Quanzhou city. Of 71 people trapped in the rubble, 28 remain unaccounted for.
South Korean cases rise above 7,100: Seoul announced over 367 new infections today, bringing the country’s total to 7,134, including 50 deaths — the worst outbreak outside of China.
US cases surpass 440: There are 444 cases of the coronavirus in the US. The US has recorded 19 deaths linked to the virus.
First coronavirus death in South America: A 64-year-old man diagnosed with the novel coronavirus after traveling to Europe died in Argentina on Saturday, according to the Argentine health ministry.
Other cases: Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam reported new cases on Sunday. Maldives reported its first two cases.
Countries impose quarantines: Thailand asks travelers from China, South Korea, Iran and Italy to self-isolate for 14 days and Macao said travelers from Germany, France, Spain and Japan will need to undergo a 14-day quarantine in designated facilities.
Grand Princess: The cruise ship with 21 cases of coronavirus, which has been waiting 50 miles off the coast of California, will be allowed to dock in Oakland on Monday.