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).
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
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
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.
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.
3 new cases in Japan on the cruise ship.
41 new cases in Japan on the cruise ship.
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.
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.
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.