Facebook has canceled its Global Marketing Summit in San Francisco due to the Corona virus. According to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle, according to the news agency IANS, Facebook canceled the schedule scheduled from March 9-12 here. More than 5,000 people were expected to attend the event.
In addition, IBM said that it has refused to attend the RSA Cyberspace Conference from 24 to 28 February. However, the RSA has stated that it will not cancel the program. Earlier, the flagship Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2020 conference was canceled. It was to be held in Barcelona.
The death toll from the corona virus epidemic in China has risen to 1,523. At the same time, the number of patients has increased to 66,492. The country’s National Health Commission gave its information on Saturday. 2,641 new cases were reported on Friday. At the same time, 1,373 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovering.
A new case of corona virus has been confirmed in Thailand. So far, 34 cases have been reported in the country since January. According to the news agency Reuters, a 35-year-old Thai woman is suffering from the virus, which is a medical worker. A health officer gave information about this.
On Friday, 143 people died in China. According to the news agency PTI, 139 people died in the Hubei province, the epicenter of the virus. The first case was revealed here in December. Since then, there have been cases in many countries around the world. In addition, two people died in Henan, one each in Beijing and Chongqing. There were 2,277 new suspected cases.