Updated: Feb 8
The latest figures from China's National Health Commission showed 14,380 people are now infected with the virus across mainland China. As of Sunday morning the death toll had climbed to 304 and officials reported a massive spike in new cases, with more than 2,000 reported in the county on Saturday.
Outside China, cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in 23 countries, including the U.S., U.K., Australia, Canada, Italy and Germany. Of the seven confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV in the U.S., all of the patients had traveled to China recently, except for a man in Chicago who contracted the virus from his wife after she visited China.
The virus' rapid spread around the globe in two months prompted the WHO to declare the outbreak a global emergency on Thursday.
Coronavirus Map: Tracking the Spread of the Outbreak
The Wuhan coronavirus has sickened more than 17,200 people in Asia, according to statements from health officials. Many other cases are suspected but not confirmed. As of Sunday evening, at least 362 people have died, all but one in China.
As these maps show, the disease has been detected in at least 23 other countries, most involving people who traveled from China.
Nine cases have been confirmed in the United States, including a 35-year-old man in Washington state, a couple in their 60s in Chicago and four people in California.
The outbreak is believed to have began in a seafood and poultry market in Wuhan, a city of 11 million people in central China. The virus is readily transmitted from person to person, scientists believe. But how lethal the virus is and and whether it can be contained is unclear.
Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Climb to 14,557 Globally – First Death Outside of China
Distribution of 2019-nCoV case as of February 2, 2020. Credit: WHO
WHO Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Situation Report 13
No new countries have reported cases of 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease in the last 24 hours.WHO is receiving information about cases from a number of countries. As additional details become known, WHO requests countries to share information in a timely manner as specified in the guidance on Global Surveillance for human infection with novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).The first death has been reported outside of China, in the Philippines. The patient was a close contact of the first patient confirmed in the Philippines.Due to the high demand for timely and trustworthy information about 2019-nCoV WHO technical risk communication and social media teams have been working closely to track and respond to myths and rumors.
China: Very High
Regional Level: High
Global Level: High
Coronavirus Situation in Numbers
14557 confirmed (2604 new)
14411 confirmed (2590 new)2110 severe (315 new)304 deaths (45 new)
Outside of China
146 confirmed (14 new)23 countries (0 new)1 death (1 new)
Countries, territories or areas with reported confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV, February 2, 2020
Republic of Korea 15
United States of America 8
France6United Arab Emirates 5
Russian Federation 2
Sri Lanka 1
Philippines Coronavirus Mapping Update
UPDATES ON WUHAN CORONAVIRUS (2019-NCOV)
February 7, 2020
Umabot na sa 215 ang tao sa bansa na iniimbestigahan sa posibleng 2019-novel coronavirus acute respiratory disease. Tatlo sa mga ito ang nakumpirma nang may 2019 nCoV-ARD.
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