Situation update – worldwide
Since 31 December 2019 and as of 17 February 2020, 71 333 cases of COVID-19 (according to the applied case definition in the countries) have been reported.
As of 17 February 2020, 1 775 deaths have been reported, 1 770 of which were in China (PRC), one in Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region), one in Taiwan, one in the Philippines, one in Japan and one in France.
Cases have been reported on the following continents:
Africa: Egypt (1).
Asia: China (PRC) (70 551), Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region) (57), Macao (Special Administrative Region) (10), Singapore (75), Japan (59), Thailand (34), Republic of Korea (30), Malaysia (22), Taiwan (20), Vietnam (16), United Arab Emirates (9), India (3), Philippines (3), Cambodia (1), Nepal (1) and Sri Lanka (1).
America: United States (15) and Canada (8).
Europe: Germany (16), France (12), United Kingdom (9), Italy (3), Spain (2), Russia (2), Belgium (1), Finland (1), and Sweden (1).
Oceania: Australia (15).
Other: Cases on an international conveyance (Japan) (355)
Dynamic map of COVID-19 cases worldwide
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These histograms are based on the available information at the time of publication, originating from several sources. Data completeness depends on the availability of information from the affected areas. All data should be interpreted with caution as the outbreak is evolving rapidly. In addition, due to the unavailability of date-of-onset data, likely testing of retrospective specimens and currently expanding introduction of the specific laboratory test for SARS-CoV-2, this figure might not be reflective of the evolution of the epidemic in China
Distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide, as of 17 February 2020 (according to the applied case definition in the countries)
COVID-19 worldwide. As of 13/02/20, numbers reported from China include all suspected cases with a clinical diagnosis of pneumonia (not necessarily laboratory confirmed as having COVID-19)
Distribution of COVID-19 cases by continent (except China), as of 17 February 2020 (according to the applied case definition in the countries)
Geographic distribution of COVID-19
Geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases in Asia, as of 17 February 2020
Geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide, as of 17 February 2020
|Continent||Country / Territory / Area||Confirmed cases||Deaths||Comments|
|Asia||China||70618||1771||Including 58182 cases from Hubei povince|
|Asia||Republic of Korea||30||0|
|Asia||United Arab Emirates||9||0|
|Other||Cases on an international conveyance Japan||355||0|
|America||United States of America||15||0|
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