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Update in 09 April 2020:

Coronavirus Cases: 1,518,448

Deaths: 88,457

Recovered: 330,392

Link of covid-19 update from WHO: https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/685d0ace521648f8a5beeeee1b9125cd

Coronavirus Death Rate: 2%*

(1 death every 50 cases)

*very early estimate by WHO

+ Countries with Confirmed 2019-nCoV coronavirus cases: China Japan Singapore Hong Kong Thailand S. Korea Taiwan Malaysia Australia Vietnam Germany USA France Macao U.A.E. U.K. Canada Philippines Italy India Russia Spain Finland Cambodia Sweden Sri Lanka Nepal Belgium

*Person to Person transmission confirmed

source: washingtonpost

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Latest Updates:

February 13:

44 new cases in Japan on the cruise ship, bringing the total on the "Diamond Princess" to 218.

1 new case in the United States (8th in California).

February 12:

Report from Hubei: 14,840 new cases and 242 new deaths.

Surge in number of cases and deaths is due for the most part to the adoption of a new diagnosis classification.

In conformity with other provinces, starting with Feb. 12 counts, Hubei Province will include the number of clinically diagnosed cases into the number of confirmed cases.

Of the 14,840 cases added, 13,332 are due to the new classification while 1,508 are new cases.

There were 242 new deaths (including 135 clinically diagnosed cases).

1 new case in the UK (a Chinese national). First case in London.

1 new case in Hong Kong and 1 recovered.

3 new cases in Singapore

February 11:

39 new cases in Japan aboard the cruise ship.

2 new cases in Germany (Starnberg district west of Munich).

COVID-19 is the name officially given to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

2 new cases in Singapore, 7 new cases in Hong Kong and 1 in Thailand.

A building’s piping system is being investigated as a potential cause of airborne transmission via feces in Hong Kong after the 42nd case, who lives 10 stories below the 12th confirmed case, was confirmed on February 10. Some of the vents might not have been properly blocked, allowing the virus to be transported to other flats. Still unsure about the exact route of transmission (“it could be the usual droplet transmission but there is the environmental factor"), authorities have evacuated the building.

2 new cases in Japan: two men who had returned from Wuhan at the end of January.

1 new case in the United States (San Diego, California).

1 new case in South Korea

February 10:

UK risks a ‘major’ coronavirus outbreak, warns world expert who co-discovered Ebola. Compared to Ebola, coronavirus is a “greater threat because of the mode of transmission. The potential for spread is much, much higher.” (The Times)

3 new cases in Hong Kong.

2 new cases in Singapore, including a two year-old Singapore citizen who was evacuated from Wuhan. Update on 45 patients: 7 discharged, 7 in critical condition in ICU.

4 new cases in the UK

65 new cases in Japan on the “Diamond Princess” cruise ship. Total on ship quarantined in Japanese waters: 135 cases. Rest of Japan: 26 cases.

1 new case in Malaysia.

February 9:

With 906 deaths on February 10, the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) surpassed MERS (final toll of 858 deaths in 2012).

3 new cases in Singapore. Out of 43 cases: 6 critical in ICU, 6 discharged.

1 new case in the UK. First in London

1 new case in Spain

The novel coronavirus had already overtaken the total case count of SARS (8,096 cases worldwide) on January 30.

February 8:

3 new cases in Japan on the cruise ship.

February 7:

41 new cases in Japan on the cruise ship.

February 6:

2 new cases in Canada (British Columbia): a man and a woman in their 30s. The man displayed only mild symptoms. Health officials said that young healthy people can have very mild symptoms that may manifest as a cold.

1 new case in Italy: a 29-year-old Italian national repatriated from Wuhan with other 55 Italians. First case of coronavirus in an Italian national (the other two were Chinese tourists visiting Italy).

Death of Dr Li, the Chinese doctor who warned others to protect themselves, before being summoned and investigated by Chinese authorities for "making false comments" and "spreading rumors" denying the official story that only those who came into contact with infected animals could catch the virus.

1 new case in England: a British national who contracted the virus from an Asian country other than China.

1 new case in Germany (in Bavaria, bringing the total there to 11): the wife of an employee of the company from the district of Starnberg. Two of the couple's children also tested positive to the coronavirus.

1 new case in Australia, a 37-year-old Chinese woman part of the tourist group that was placed in quarantine. This is the 5th case in Queensland. 4 other cases have been confirmed in Victoria, 4 in NSW and 2 in South Australia to date.

February 5:

1 new case in Australia

2 new cases in Malaysia

1 death reported from Tianjin, China: the patient had developed fever and cough after shopping in a department store on January 22. The patient had a history of type 2 diabetes and hypertension.

February 4:

Japan has confirmed at least 10 cases of coronavirus from a cruise ship in the port of Yokohama near Tokyo. A 80-year-old Hong Kong man on the ship, who tested positive to the virus, infected a number of other people. Earlier on the day, Japanese authorities had quarantined some 3,700 passengers in an attempt to contain the virus from causing an outbreak.

1 new case in Canada (second one in metro Vancouver): a woman in her 50s who had been hosting relatives from the Wuhan area

China's National Health Commission (NHC) says that:

about 80% of those who died were over the age of 60.

75% had pre-existing conditions such as cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.

Person to Person transmission confirmed

As they confirm 6 new cases in Singapore, 4 of which did not travel to China. Health official announce first local coronavirus transmissions.

2 new cases, both in their 60s, in Hong Kong: Health officials said it was suspected the virus had been transmitted locally.

Coronavirus nCov Update 9 Feb 2020:

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A big jump from 40k to 60k cases in 13 Feb :(

February 14:

1 new case in Japan

Report from Hubei province for February 12:

4,823 new cases (including 3,095 clinically diagnosed)

116 new deaths (including 8 clinically diagnosed).

51,986 cumulative total cases (including 15,384 clinically diagnosed)

36,719 currently hospitalized, of which:

- 27,081 (73.8%) in mild condition

- 7,953 (21.7%) serious

- 1,685 (4.6%) critical

690 new hospital discharges (including 214 clinically diagnosed)

166,818 close contacts have been tracked

77,685 people are undergoing medical observation

Covid-19 Update in 15 Feb 2020:

Global Coronavirus Cases: 67,102

Critical condition: 11,082 (19%)

Deaths: 1,526

Recovered: 8,276

February 15 (GMT):

193 new cases and 3 new deaths, occurring outside of Hubei province in China on February 14, have been reported by the National Health Commission of China.

February 16:

Report from Hubei province for February 16:

1,933 new cases

100 new deaths

58,182 cumulative total cases

6,639 cumulative total hospital discharges

40,814 currently hospitalized, of which:

- 31,007 (76.0%) in mild condition

- 8,024 (19.7%) serious

- 1,773 (4.3%) critical

1,016 new hospital discharges

191,434 close contacts have been tracked

1 new case in the United Arab Emirates.

3 new cases in Singapore: a family member of a previously confirmed case and 2 persons linked to the Grace Assembly of God church, including a Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) serviceman.

1 new death in Taiwan: a 61-year-old man with no travel history abroad but - as a taxi driver - serving clients from Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China, who had underlying conditions (diabetes and hepatitis B).

2 new cases in Taiwan.

6 new cases in Japan.

1 new case in Hong Kong: 54-year-old man with no travel history and no known contacts with confirmed cases.

70 new cases onboard the cruise ship in Japan. Nearly 1 out of 10 passengers and crew (9.6%) have tested positive for the virus so far (355 cases out of 3,711 passengers and crew).

1 new case in South Korea: a 82-year-old South Korean man in Seoul, with no travel history to China.

166 new cases and 3 new deaths occurred outside of Hubei province in China on February 15, as reported by the National Health Commission (NHC) of China.

February 17:

79 new cases and 5 new deaths occurred outside of Hubei province in China on February 17, as reported by the National Health Commission (NHC) of China.

Report from Hubei province for February 17:

1,807 new cases

93 new deaths

59,989 cumulative total cases

7,862 cumulative total hospital discharges

41,957 currently hospitalized, of which:

- 30,987 (73.9%) in mild condition

- 9,117 (21.7%) serious

- 1,853 (4.4%) critical

1,223 new hospital discharges

2 new cases in Taiwan:

- woman in her 80s.

- man in his 30s who had fever and coughing symptoms from Jan. 28 to Feb. 6.

1 new case in Japan: a man in his 60s in the Owari district of Aichi Prefecture who is an acquaintance of a case confirmed on Feb. 16.

2 new cases in Hong Kong.

2 new cases in Singapore. 5 new discharges. New cases:

- a 1 year-old male Singaporean, part of the group evacuated from Wuhan on Feb. 9.

- a 35 year-old male Singaporean with no recent travel history to China but a contact of a previously confirmed case.

1 new case in Hong Kong.

85 new cases onboard the cruise ship in Japan: 12% of passengers and crew (1 out of 8) have so far tested positive for the virus (454 cases out of 3,711).

4 new cases in Japan (Wakayama Prefecture).

14 new cases from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan: a group of US citizens whose results for COVID-19 tests (done 2-3 days earlier) arrived while en-route from the cruise ship to the airport for a flight back to the United States.

1 new case in Thailand: a 60-year old Chinese woman whose family members earlier contracted the virus.

2 new cases in Japan:

- a hospital staff who was nursing a patient.

- a 50-year-old male government employee who was engaged in quarantine-related operations on the cruise ship Diamond Princess.

1 new case in South Korea: the 68-year-old wife of a previously confirmed case.

115 new cases and 5 new deaths occurred outside of Hubei province in China on February 16, as reported by the National Health Commission (NHC) of China.

February 18:

Report from Hubei province for February 18:

1,693 new cases

132 new deaths

61,682 cumulative total cases

9,128 cumulative total hospital discharges

43,471 currently hospitalized, of which:

- 32,225 (74.1%) in mild condition

- 9,289 (21.4%) serious

- 1,957 (4.5%) critical

1,266 new hospital discharges

206,807 close contacts have been tracked

1 new death in Wuhan is that of Dr. Liu Zhiming, Director of the Wuchang Hospital. "Unfortunately he became infected and passed away at 10:54 Tuesday morning at the age of 51 after all-out efforts to save him failed" reported the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission. A medical colleague said that the chief doctor was in good health and did not expect to die from COVID-19. A few days earlier, on February 14, a 59-year-old nurse from the same hospital had died from the disease. A total of at least 7 health workers have died so far among the 1,716 doctors and nurses who got infected with COVID-19.

8 new cases in Japan:

- 3 in Tokyo

- 3 in Wakayama Prefecture

- 1 in Aichi Prefecture

- 1 in Kanagawa Prefecture

4 new cases in Singapore:

- a 57 year-old female and a 50 year-old male, both Singapore citizens, linked to the Grace Assembly of God church.

- a 35 year-old female Malaysian national related to a previously confirmed case.

- a 38 year-old female Singapore citizen working at the National University Hospital (NUH) in an administrative function.

88 new cases on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan were confirmed as a result of 681 people being tested (13% infection rate). Of these, 65 people (74%) have no symptoms. So far, a total of 542 infected people were found among 2,404 passengers and crew members tested (23% infection rate) out of 3,711 total people on the ship.

2 new case in Hong Kong:

- a 32-year-old Filipino woman who is the domestic helper of a previously confirmed case.

- a 58-year-old man with good past health who developed fever and chills since February 11, and cough since February 15.

1 new case in South Korea.

February 19:

Highest number of new daily cases outside of mainland China to date

5 new cases in South Korea. With 27 new cases today, total cases in South Korea have increased by 87% in a single day.

349 new cases and 108 new deaths were confirmed by Hubei province for February 19. The report actually confirmed 628 new cases (615 in Wuhan, 5 in Xiantao, 3 in Shiyan, 3 in Suizhou, and 2 in Xiangyang) but at the same time it subtracted 279 cases from the current total due to data corrections applied to previously reported numbers in ten separate locations, specifying how many cases were subtracted in each.

2 new cases in South Korea.

2 deaths in Iran only hours after announcing the first two cases in the country (The Islamic Republic News Agency).

1 new case in Taiwan.

3 new cases in Singapore, and 5 new discharges.

3 new case in Hong Kong:

the mother in law of a previously reported case.

a 68-year-old man and a 70-year-old woman couple with underlying illnesses.

2 new cases in Iran “two cases of the new coronavirus in the city of Qom,” confirmed the Government of Iran spokeman Ali Rabiei.

79 new cases on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan. So far, a total of 621 infected people were found among 3,011 passengers and crew members tested (21% infection rate) out of 3,711 total people on the ship.

1 new case in Taiwan: the 60-year-old younger sister of the taxi driver who was the first person to die from the virus in Taiwan.

5 new cases in South Korea.

10 new cases in Japan, including :

a man in his 50s, who was among the 65 people who were brought back from Wuhan on the fifth charter flight.

a man in his 60s: a taxi driver who had contacts with people from the Diamond Princess cruise ship. He has had fever since last week, and on Feb. 18 developed severe pneumonia with difficulty breathing. He is currently being treated in an intensive care unit.

a man in his 60s with initial symptoms of low-grade fever and sore throat. No travel history abroad for at least two weeks prior to onset.

a man in his 40s with malaise and muscle pain on Feb. 8 and later diagnosed with pneumonia.

a man in his 70s with fever on Feb. 17, then diagnosed with pneumonia before testing positive for COVID-19.

1 new death in Hong Kong: a 70-year-old man with underlying health issues (diabetes, hypertension, and kidney problems). He had taken a day trip to mainland China on January 22, then fallen ill on February 2, with his conditions becoming critical on February 14, when his case was confirmed.

15 new cases in South Korea.

56 new cases and 4 new deaths occurred outside of Hubei province in China on February 18, as reported by the National Health Commission (NHC) of China.

February 20:

2 new cases in Australia, passengers of the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

1 new case in Italy: a 38 year-old man, currently being treated in intensive care.

5 new cases in South Korea, including a 22 year-old Navy sailor on the southern island of Jeju who had recently visited his hometown, Daegu.

411 new cases and 115 new deaths were confirmed by Hubei province for February 20.

1 new case in Singapore. 3 more discharged. [Pdf from Ministry of Health]

13 new cases on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.

10 new cases in Japan, including:

a woman in her 60s, wife of previous case in Kyushu. She had chills on the Feb. 17 and fever the next day.

a man in his 80s who got infected at the "Sagamihara Central Hospital."

a man in his 80s in Okinawam but with no contact with the passengers of the cruise ship.

a woman in her 70s who had a 38° fever for a few minutes on Feb. 14, then went on a bus tour until Feb. 16, visited a medical institution on Feb. 18, and showed symptoms of pneumonia on Feb. 19.

a man in his 40s who reported chills, sweating and malaise on Feb. 15, and had symptoms such as fever, muscle pain and cough on Feb. 18. The man has no recent travel history abroad and attended the Sapporo Snow Festival where a previously infected case was present

2 government employees who had done office work on the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

3 new cases in Iran: two in Qom and one in Arak. All three patients are Iranian nationals. (The Islamic Republic News Agency).

1 death in South Korea.

The mayor of Daegu (South Korea), Kwon Young-jin, urged its 2.5 million residents to refrain from going outside and to wear masks even indoors if possible. He called for urgent help from the central government in Seoul. Meanwhile, Vice Health and Welfare Minister Kim Kang-lip cautioned that: "at this stage, (the government) judged that COVID-19 is spreading locally with a limited scope." Virus alert was not raised, with its level kept at "orange" (third highest).

The Shincheonji Church of Jesus in Daegu, attended by the 31st case (a possible "super spreader"), has been shut down after about 10 members tested positive for the virus. About 1,000 members attended worship at the church.

22 new cases in South Korea (in the city of Daegu): all associated with the the first confirmed patient in the region.

2 deaths among the passengers of the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan: a man and a woman in their 80s. The man had pre-existing conditions which included bronchial asthma.

1 new case in Taiwan, bringing the total to 24. The source of infection for this latest case has not been traced. Possible community-based transmission is being investigated. Patient is a 60-year-old woman with no travel history abroad in the last two years. She had a fever and cough on Jan. 22, went to the clinic four times and was diagnosed with common cold and other diseases. Symptoms worsened with shortness of breath. Diagnosed with pneumonia on Jan. 29, hospitalized on Jan. 30, transferred to the intensive care unit on Feb. 10.

60 new cases and 6 new deaths occurred outside of Hubei province in China on February 19, as reported by the National Health Commission (NHC) of China.

24 new cases in South Korea (31 cases, of which 24 announced after midnight GMT and 7 cases reported previously). Cases have more than doubled (+165% increase) in the last 24 hours, rising from 31 to 82 (+ 51).

February 21: US CDC: this virus represents a "Tremendous Public Health Threat. Likely that Community Spread may eventually happen in the United States" WHO: "Although the total number of COVID-19 cases outside of China remains relatively small, we are concerned about the number of cases with no clear epidemiological link, such as travel history to China or contact with a confirmed case" WHO chief Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Feb. 21 press briefing [video of sentence]. Expert opinion: Last 36 hours indication of possible pandemic.

397 new cases and 109 new deaths occurred in China (of which 366 new cases and 106 new deaths in Hubei province) on February 21, as reported by the National Health Commission (NHC) of China, which has also reported revisions to Feb. 19 and Feb. 20 numbers, both national and for Hubei. We will adjust our statistics accordingly.

1st death in Italy: a 77 year old man in Vò Euganeo (Padua). The man had been in the hospital for the past ten days due to other health problems. Schools and shops in the town to be closed in an attempt to prevent the virus from spreading, said Veneto governor Zaia.

3 new cases in South Korea.

1 new case in the United States in Sacramento County, California. The individual had returned from China on Feb. 2 and has so far shown no symptoms.

12 new cases in Italy. Hundreds waiting for test results. 10 towns, 50,000 people, placed in precautionary voluntary quarantine. Two trains with suspected cases blocked. Schools, workplaces, municipal and private offices, 3 train stations, coffee shops, and public places closed in the affected towns at least until Sunday. New cases include:

5 health workers and 3 patients in the Codogno Hospital.

the son of a bar owner who practiced sport with the man.

3 clients of the bar.

a couple, aged 78 and 67 years old, in critical condition in the Veneto region (the man has later died).

7 new cases in the United States from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, in addition to the 11 previously confirmed, for a total of 18 from the ship.

2 new cases in the United Arab Emirates: contacts of a previous case.

2 new cases in Australia: two Queenslanders women, aged 54 and 55, who had been evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

1 new case in Singapore.

1st case in Lebanon confirmed by the Minister of Health.

Hubei province in China has corrected its Feb. 20 previously reported numbers to include 220 additional new cases reported "on a hand-written card" by the prison department during the night. The total is being revised from 62,442 to 62,662 cases.

3 new cases in Italy, contacts of the cases reported earlier today near Milan, in Lombardy region. "All citizens of Castiglione d'Adda, Codogno and Casalpusterlengo are invited, as a precaution, to stay home and avoid social contacts" a regional government official said in a note.

12 new cases in Japan, of which 3 in Tokyo.

1 new death in South Korea: a 54 year-old woman.

1st case in Israel: a passenger of the Diamond Princess cruise ship who was found to have the virus only after returning to Israel.

2 new deaths and 13 new cases in Iran: 7 in Qom, 4 in Tehran, and 2 in Rasht.

2 new cases in Italy: the wife (eight-month pregnant) and friend of the previously confirmed case of a 38-year-old man near Milan, who is now in critical condition in intensive care. In early February, the man had dinner with a friend who had recently returned from China. He went to the emergency room on Feb.15 and again on Feb. 19. The friend is now undergoing tests. About 160 contacts of the man have been put under quarantine. Emergency procedures are being set in place in the firm where the man works.

11 new cases in the United States are former passengers of the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan who were evacuated on Feb. 17. The CDC has verified the test results performed by the Nebraska Public Health lab.

1 death in China, yesterday, of a 29-year-old doctor in Wuahn, Peng Yinhua, who worked in respiratory and critical care at the First People’s Hospital in Jiangxia district, Wuahn. He was hospitalized on Jan. 25 and his condition dramatically worsened by Jan. 30.

48 new cases in South Korea, bringing the total to 204. "Currently, the COVID-19 situation at home is that the scope of mass outbreak via a single exposure is relatively big," KCDC Director Jung Eun-kyeong said in a statement.

2 new cases in Taiwan: the 40-year-old daughter and the 20-year-old granddaughter of a previously confirmed case.

3 new cases in Japan, including a woman in her 40s who had a low-grade fever on Feb. 16, a 38° fever on Feb. 17, and is now being treated at home.

1 new case in Canada (British Columbia): a woman in her 30s recently returned from travel to Iran.

45 new cases in South Korea.

1 new case in the United States (Humboldt County, in Northern California). A close contact who has symptoms is being tested as well. They are both "doing well" and self-isolating at home.

COVID19 cases in South Korea:

COVID19 cases in South Korea chart

3 new cases in South Korea.

630 new cases and 96 new deaths were reported by Hubei province in China for Feb. 22.

First case in Iraq

1 new case in Hong Kong.

3 new case in Singapore: 1 from the Grace Assembly of God church, 1 repatriated from Wuhan, and 1 with contact tracing underway to establish links or travel history to China. 2 new discharges, for a cumulative total of 49 fully recovered cases.

2 new cases in the United Arab Emirates: a 70-year-old Iranian national and his wife.

18 new cases in Japan.

2 new deaths and 11 new cases in Iran.

87 new cases in South Korea bringing the total to 433. Last few days progression of total cases in South Korea: Feb. 22: 433 cases Feb. 21: 209 cases Feb. 20: 111 cases Feb. 19: 58 cases Feb. 18: 31 cases

2 new cases in Australia (Victoria residents) from the Diamond Princess cruise ship, bringing the country's total to 21 (of which 6 repatriated from the cruise ship in Japan)

1 new case in Japan.

142 new cases in South Korea, of which 92 linked to the Cheongdo Daenam Hospital, 38 to the Sincheon Daegu Church, and 12 unknown pending investigation.

February 22:

ITALY OUTBREAK

With 79 total cases and 2 deaths as of the end of February 22, Italy has the highest number of cases and deaths in Europe, accounting for over 60% of all European cases, and becoming the country with most cases among all western (non Asian) nations.

As of the end of Feb.22, there were a total of:

- 54 cases in Lombardy region (including 1 death, with 18 in critical condition).

- 18 in Veneto region (including 1 death).

- 3 in Emilia Romagna region (all of which hospitalized from the Lumbardy hotspot).

- 3 in Rome (including 2 recoveries).

- 1 in Turin, Piedmont.

18 cases are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

EMERGENCY MEASURES: 11 towns and areas affected by the outbreak have been placed in lockdown: "In areas considered hotspots, neither entry or exit will be authorised without special permission," said Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, adding that businesses and schools in the areas would be closed.

"From the tests carried out, it emerged that the alleged zero patient did not develop antibodies. So he never had Coronavirus. The whole picture changes now" said Deputy Minister of Health, Pierpaolo Sileri.

2 new cases in Milan:

- a person from Mediglia (south of Milan) who was hospitalized in Melegnano and now has been transferred to the Sacco hospital.

- a 78-year-old patient at the San Raffaele Hospital since a week ago.

1 new case in Turin - had participated in a running race in Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure (Liguria region) with patient #1 of Codogno on February 2.

Hundreds waiting for test results. At least 10 towns, 50,000 people, initially placed in precautionary voluntary quarantine, later in lockdown (first in Europe). Schools (full list), workplaces, municipal and private offices, 3 train stations, coffee shops, and public places closed in the affected towns. Soccer games postponed. All universities in Lombardy and Veneto regions, all schools in Trentino region will be closed starting Monday. Friuli Venezia Giulia region declared a state of emergency.

40+ new cases today in Italy, including:

- 2 doctors, husband and wife (a pediatrician), in Pieve Porto Morone (Pavia, Lombardy).

- 5 new cases in Vò Euganeo (Padua, Veneto region), where 4,200 people are now going to be tested.

- 1 in Cremona (Lombardy region), a 38 year-old woman, friend of a health worker in Lodi.

- 1 in Sesto Cremonese (Lombardy region).

- 2 in Dolo and Mira (Veneto region).

1 new death in Italy, a 77-year-old woman who was hospitalized a few days ago for pneumonia in the Lodi area (Lombardy region) and had contacts with the 38-year-old man.

The 38-year-old man in Codogno (Lodi), near Milan (patient #1) is in critical condition (mechanically ventilated in intensive care, according to his parents) and at least 14 contacts are in serious condition, according to doctors, and include:

- 5 health workers and doctors.

- 3 patients at the Codogno hospital.

- 3 elderly (in the 70s and 80s) clients of a bar run by the father of the man's friend.

"People must be distantiated right now, because this is a virus that is transmitted very effectively at close range" said the director of the infectious diseases department of the Higher Institute of Health, Gianni Rezza.

Update in 29 Feb 2020:

Global Coronavirus Cases: 85,469

Critical condition: 7,818

Deaths: 2,924

Recovered: 39,599

Update 05 Mar 2020:

1,720 new cases global include Euro and US

https://i.imgur.com/RD9uTsT.jpg

Update 10 March 2020:

Many new cases in Europe: Belgium, Switzerland, Iran, Estonia, Sweden, North Macedonia, Poland, Lebanon, Greece, Latvia, Finland, India, Kuwait...

Take care everyone! >:(

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