It took three months to reach 100,000 coronavirus cases worldwide. The second 100,000 only took 12 days.

Global restrictions are dramatically ramping up amid the growing coronavirus outbreak, with New York telling non-essential workers to stay home and the entire state of California going into effective lockdown.

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