Global spread of coronavirus: Where is it?

Global spread of coronavirus: Where is it?

Medical workers wearing protective clothing check passengers' travel history at the Shanghai South railway station in Shanghai on Sunday. (AFP photo)
Medical workers wearing protective clothing check passengers' travel history at the Shanghai South railway station in Shanghai on Sunday. (AFP photo)

The new coronavirus that emerged in central China at the end of last year has killed more than 800 people and spread around the world, including 32 cases in Thailand.

The latest figures from China show there are nearly 37,200 people infected in that country.

 

Outside mainland China, there have been more than 350 infections reported in nearly 30 other places. There have also been two deaths, one in the Philippines and the other in Hong Kong.

 

Here are the places where 2019-nCoV has been confirmed:

 

- CHINA -

As of Sunday, 37,198 people have been infected across China, the majority in and around Wuhan.

Most of the 811 who have died in China were in that region, but officials have confirmed multiple deaths elsewhere, including in the capital Beijing.

The fatalities include a US citizen -- believed to be the first foreigner confirmed to have died.

 

- ASIA-PACIFIC -

Cruise ship, Diamond Princess: 64

Singapore: 40

Japan: 25

Thailand: 32

Hong Kong: 26, including one death

South Korea: 25

Taiwan: 17

Australia: 15

Malaysia: 16

Vietnam: 13

Macau: 10

India: 3

Philippines: 3, including one death

Nepal: 1

Sri Lanka: 1

Cambodia: 1

 

- NORTH AMERICA -

United States: 12

Canada: 7

 

- EUROPE -

Germany: 14

France: 11

Britain: 3

Italy: 3

Russia: 2

Finland: 1

Spain: 1

Sweden: 1

Belgium: 1

 

- MIDDLE EAST -

United Arab Emirates: 7


Do you like the content of this article?
COMMENT (5)

Vietnam's major cities eye tightening Covid curbs as cases keep rising

HANOI: Vietnam's major cities may extend or tighten restrictions on movement to contain the spread of Covid-19 as new daily cases have surpassed 6,000 for seven consecutive days, authorities said on Wednesday.

21:38

Covid express to continue, despite low ridership

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will continue to provide special trains for Covid-19 patients returning home, despite the small number of passengers to date.

18:43

Could display drones snuff out fireworks?

FROME, England: Concerns about pollution and the environment could see drone displays, such as the one featured in the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony, replace fireworks as the light show of choice in the night sky.

18:35