(WEHT) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its coronavirus tally, saying there are now 53 confirmed cases in the U.S.
That’s up 18 cases from Friday.
The new cases are all from the Diamond Princess cruise ship.
Globally, there are at least 79,000 confirmed cases and more than 2,600 deaths.
The World Health Organization says it’s preparing for a potential pandemic.
(This story was originally published on Feb. 24, 2020)