WORLD, March 3 (CGTN) - There have been more than 10,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside China, statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as several countries'official numbers showed on Tuesday.

A number of countries saw an increase of newly confirmed cases on Tuesday, including South Korea with 600, and Italy with 347.

As of midnight on Monday, the total number of confirmed cases on the Chinese mainland stood at 80,151 and the cumulative death toll was 2,943.