Coronavirus: Countries that have confirmed cases?

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Coronavirus: Countries that have confirmed cases?

Coronavirus: Countries that have confirmed cases?

New cases of infection with a new coronavirus known as COVID-19, which emerged in the Chinese city, are being reported daily around the world. The coronavirus outbreak took more than 2,592 existence and killed more than 77,000 Chinese people.

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Here are the countries that have so far confirmed cases of the new coronavirus:

Afghanistan – 1 

Afghanistan confirmed its first case of coronavirus on February 24. The minister of public health declared a state of emergency in the western province of Herat, which borders Iran. 

Australia – 23

Australia has confirmed 22 cases of the virus as of February 23, including several passengers evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, according to the Australian government. 

Belgium – 1

Belgium said on February 4 that one of nine Belgian citizens repatriated from Wuhan had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Bahrain – 1

Bahrain confirmed its first case of coronavirus on February 24 in a citizen arriving from Iran, the state news agency reported, citing the health ministry.

Cambodia – 1

Cambodia confirmed its first case of coronavirus on January 27.

Minister of Health Mam Bunheng said the patient was a 60-year-old Chinese national in the coastal city of Sihanoukville.

Canada – 10

Canada has confirmed nine cases of the coronavirus as of February 23 – three in the province of Ontario and six in British Columbia.

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China – 77,239

As of February 23, a total of 77,150 people in mainland China were confirmed as having been infected with the virus, most of them in the central province of Hubei.

At least 2,592 people have died, China’s national health commission said.

The city of Macau, a gambling hub hugely popular with mainland tourists, has confirmed 10 cases.

Hong Kong reported its second death from the disease on February 19. Including the two deaths, Hong Kong has 79 confirmed cases of February 23.

Egypt – 1

Egypt’s health ministry reported its first confirmed case of the coronavirus on February 14. It is the first known case in Africa.

Officials said the infected person was a foreign national and on February 19, the World Health Organization said he had been discharged.

Finland – 1

A Chinese tourist who was admitted to hospital for tests was confirmed on January 29 as infected with the coronavirus.

The patient is said to be a 32-year-old woman from Wuhan.

France – 12

On February 15, France reported the first death in Europe – an 80-year-old Chinese tourist. 

There are 12 confirmed cases in France, five of whom are British citizens who had shared a chalet at a French ski resort with someone who had recently travelled to Singapore.

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France was the first European country to record cases of the virus.

Germany – 16

Germany registered 16 confirmed cases of the coronavirus as of February 23, a majority of those infected were in the southern state of Bavaria.

Almost all the patients in Germany are employees of auto parts supplier Webasto, who were infected by a colleague from China who was attending a course in Germany.

India – 3

On February 3, a third positive case of the coronavirus was reported in India’s southern state of Kerala, the country’s health ministry said.

All three are students who returned from Wuhan, according to local media.

Iran – 64

Iran’s health authorities reported on February 24 that the number of confirmed cases had risen to 64. 

The next day, state television reported that four more people had died from the virus, raising the death total to 12.

Iraq – 1 

Iraq confirmed its first case on February 24 in the holy Shia city of Najaf.

The infected man is an Iranian theology student, the health ministry said, who entered Iraq before the government shut border crossings and banned the entry of any non-Iraqis coming from Iran.

Israel – 2

On February 24, Israel reported its second case of coronavirus, both were evacuees from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan. 

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This list has been last updated on 24th February 2020.