Coronavirus: Country By Country Analysis with 79,000 People Infected Globally

Bako, John Chukwudi

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 79,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it.

The latest figures reported by each government’s health authority as of Monday in Beijing:

— Mainland China: 2,592 deaths among 77,150 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei

— Hong Kong: 74 cases, 2 deaths

— Macao: 10 cases

— Japan: 838 cases, including 691 from a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, 4 deaths

— South Korea: 763 cases, 7 deaths

— Italy: 152 cases, 3 deaths

— Singapore: 89 cases

— Iran: 43 cases, 8 deaths

— United States: 35 cases; separately, 1 U.S. citizen died in China

— Thailand: 35 cases

— Taiwan: 28 cases, 1 death

— Australia: 23 cases

— Malaysia: 22

— Vietnam: 16 cases

— Germany: 16

— France: 12 cases, 1 death

— United Arab Emirates: 13 cases

— United Kingdom: 13

— Canada: 10

— Philippines: 3 cases, 1 death

— India: 3 cases

— Russia: 2

— Spain: 2

— Lebanon: 1

— Israel: 1

— Belgium: 1

— Nepal: 1

— Sri Lanka: 1

— Sweden: 1

— Cambodia: 1

— Finland: 1

— Egypt: 1

Location First Reported Confirmed Cases Deaths
ChinaDecember 31, 2019 75,465 75,4652,236
Japan*January 15, 2020 739 7393
South KoreaJanuary 20, 2020 204 2042
SingaporeJanuary 23, 2020 86 860
Hong KongJanuary 23, 2020 69 692
ThailandJanuary 13, 2020 35 350
TaiwanJanuary 21, 2020 26 261
MalaysiaJanuary 25, 2020 22 220
IranFebruary 19, 2020 18 184
AustraliaJanuary 25, 2020 17 170
ItalyJanuary 31, 2020 17 170
VietnamJanuary 24, 2020 16 160
GermanyJanuary 28, 2020 16 160
United StatesJanuary 21, 2020 15 150
FranceJanuary 24, 2020 12 121
Location First Reported Confirmed Cases Deaths
MacaoJanuary 22, 2020 10 100
CanadaJanuary 26, 2020 9 90
United Arab EmiratesJanuary 29, 2020 9 90
United KingdomJanuary 31, 2020 9 90
IndiaJanuary 30, 2020 3 30
PhilippinesJanuary 30, 2020 3 31
RussiaJanuary 31, 2020 2 20
SpainFebruary 2, 2020 2 20
NepalJanuary 24, 2020 1 10
CambodiaJanuary 26, 2020 1 10
Sri LankaJanuary 28, 2020 1 10
FinlandJanuary 30, 2020 1 10
SwedenJanuary 31, 2020 1 10
BelgiumFebruary 4, 2020 1 10
EgyptFebruary 15, 2020 1 10

Data as of Feb. 21 at 1 p.m. Eastern; *634 of Japan’s reported cases were from a cruise ship docked in Japan. Source: AP reports

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