The global spread of the coronavirus — where is it? – World

The World Health Organization has declared an international emergency because of the outbreak.

A virus similar to the SARS pathogen has killed more than 200 people and has spread worldwide since its appearance in a market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

The global spread of the coronavirus. – AFP

Chinese authorities increased the number of victims on Friday to 213 dead and nearly 10,000 infections. Outside of mainland China, more than 100 infections have been reported.

The World Health Organization has declared an international emergency because of the outbreak.

These are the places that have confirmed cases of the new coronavirus 2019:

China

China has taken extreme measures to stop the spread of the virus, including the effective quarantine of more than 50 million people in Wuhan and the surrounding province of Hubei.

The government reported 43 new deaths on Friday in the previous 24 hours.

This photo taken on January 30 shows a doctor putting on a pair of protective goggles before entering the isolation room at a hospital in Wuhan, in the central province of Hubei, in China, during the outbreak of viruses in the city. – STR / AFP

The number of new deaths has increased daily in the last 10 days. The vast majority have been in Hubei, and many were elderly.

The National Health Commission of China also said Friday that 1,982 new cases had been confirmed, bringing the total to just under 10,000.

Another 102,000 people were under medical observation in China with possible symptoms of respiratory disease.

Asia Pacific Region

Australia


Nine patients have been confirmed in Australia. Most of them arrived in the country from Wuhan or Hubei province.

Cambodia

People wear protective masks while riding a bus in Phnom Penh on January 3 – AFP

The Cambodian Ministry of Health reported on Monday the first case of the virus in the country, a 60-year-old man who arrived from Wuhan and is now stable.

Hong Kong

A woman wearing a mask passes by an action board showing the closing price of the Hang Sang index in Hong Kong on January 30 – AFP

In Hong Kong, 12 people are known to have the disease. Of these, approximately half arrived through a new high-speed train terminal that connects the city with the Chinese continent.

India

Authorities confirmed the first case in Kerala, southern India, on Thursday.

A medical staff prepares a room in a placement room at a Government Medical College in Thrissur, in the southern state of Kerala, on January 3, after Indian officials confirmed the first case of the SARS-like virus. – STR / AFP

The woman, a student at Wuhan University, is stable and isolated in a hospital.

Japan

Japan's health authorities confirmed on Thursday that they had registered 14 cases, including two cases of transmission from person to person.

Officials with masks await the arrival of Japanese citizens evacuated from Wuhan, to the National Center for Global Health and Medicine in Tokyo, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo on January 30. – Kyodo / via Reuters

The driver and tour guide of a bus carrying Wuhan visitors were infected despite not having visited China recently.

Macau

Macao, a popular gaming center among tourists from mainland China, had confirmed seven cases until Tuesday.

Malaysia

Malaysian Information Department officials distribute health advice information during a public campaign to prevent virus infection in Kuala Lumpur on January 31. – AFP

Malaysia confirmed a new case on Thursday, raising the total to eight. All are Chinese citizens, according to the ministry of health.

Nepal

Nepal said a 32-year-old man who arrived from Wuhan had the disease. He was initially quarantined, but recovered and was discharged.

The philippines

The Philippines reported its first case of the virus on Thursday, a 38-year-old woman who arrived from Wuhan and no longer shows symptoms.


A student with a protective mask takes her temperature when she enters her university campus in Manila on January 31. – AFP

He arrived in the Philippines on January 21, sought medical help four days later and was admitted to the hospital for tests.

Singapore

Singapore has confirmed 13 cases, all from Wuhan.

South Korea

South Korea confirmed on Thursday two more cases of the deadly SARS-like virus, bringing the total number to six.

South Koreans evacuated from Wuhan, China, disembark from a rented flight at Gimpo airport in Seoul, South Korea, on January 31. – Kim Kyun-hyun / Newsis via AP

Of the six, five traveled from Wuhan, Seoul authorities said.

But one of the two recently confirmed people was diagnosed after being in contact with the third confirmed patient in the nation in the South, they added.

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka confirmed its first case on Monday: a 43-year-old Chinese tourist from Hubei province.

Taiwan

Taiwan has discovered eight cases so far, including two 70-year-old Chinese women who arrived in the country as part of a tourism group.

Thailand

Thailand has announced 14 confirmed infections, the highest figure outside of China.

A woman with a protective mask prays in front of traditional Thai dancers at Erawan Shrine in Bangkok on January 30 – AFP

Health officials said that of the six new cases, all Wuhan Chinese visitors, five belonged to the same family, aged between six and 70 years.

Vietnam

Hanoi confirmed on Thursday three new cases of the virus, all Vietnamese citizens who had returned from the Chinese city of Wuhan, bringing the total number reported to five.

North America

Canada

Canada has confirmed two cases so far, and is calling a third case "alleged", which means officials are waiting for final confirmation of the results of a national laboratory.

U.S

The United States has confirmed six cases, including the first person-to-person transmission on American soil of a woman to her husband in Chicago.

A woman wears a mask in Chinatown after the outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. UU., January 30.

There are two cases in California, two in Illinois, one in Arizona and one in the state of Washington.

Europe

Finland

A tourist from Wuhan tested the virus on Wednesday and was treated in isolation in the hospital, authorities said.

France

French citizens arrive and settle on board an evacuation plane bound for the southeast of France, before the departure from Wuhan Airport (WUH), China, at night between January 30 and 31, when they are repatriated from the hot zone of coronavirus. – AFP

There are six known cases in France, the first European country affected.

Germany

Germany now has five confirmed cases, including the first person-to-person transmission on European soil: a 33-year-old man who became ill after attending a training session organized by a visiting Chinese colleague.

The five patients are isolated in a hospital in Munich.

Italy

Passengers are seen aboard the Costa Smeralda cruise ship of Costa Crociere, which carries around 6,000 passengers, as it is docked at the Italian port of Civitavecchia after a health alert due to a Chinese couple and a possible link to the coronavirus, in Civitavecchia, Italy. January 30 – Reuters

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced the first two cases in his country on Thursday: two Chinese tourists who recently arrived in Italy.

Middle East

United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates health officials said Wednesday that a Chinese family of four had tested positive for the virus after arriving from Wuhan several days ago.


Header photo: Police stand at a checkpoint on the Jiujiang Yangtze River Bridge that crosses from Hubei Province in Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province, China, when the country is affected by an outbreak of a new coronavirus , On January 31.

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