An outbreak of coronavirus infection began in the Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei Province, but the virus has already spread to 33 countries to date.
According to worldometers.info/coronavirus/, most infections have been reported in China (77,345). And 409 new cases were confirmed there only in the last day, with the number of deaths 2592 (plus 150 in the last day). Meanwhile, 24,800 patients recovered, but this does not mean that they cannot be infected again: according to reports, people who are ill do not have immunity against this virus. And 11,477 patients are currently in critical or critical condition in Chinese hospitals.
The second highest number of confirmed cases is South Korea - 763 patients with coronavirus were recorded, with 161 patients diagnosed over the past day. Seven patients died, 18 have recovered and 7 are in serious condition.
Italy took the third place in the number of cases last weekend: there are already 157 patients and three fatal cases. Two were cured, 26 are in serious condition. The authorities announced the introduction of emergency measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Some cities were closed for quarantine; all major mass events were canceled in many settlements.
Japan is in fourth place with 146 cases of infection and one death. With 23 patients recovered, seven are in serious condition.
Specialists are considering a Diamond Princess cruise ship, as 691 cases of coronavirus were registered on board, and three patients died.
A total of 89 cases of coronavirus were recorded in Singapore; with no deaths. And 77 were infected in In Hong Kong, with two deaths.
A total of 43 cases of infection and eight deaths have been recorded in Iran. In terms of the number of infected Iran today is in seventh place (not counting the Diamond Princess). One patient recovered there, data on patients in serious / critical condition is not yet available.
And 35 cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Thailand and the US. In Taiwan - 28, in Australia and Malaysia - 22 each, in Germany and Vietnam - 16 each, in the UK and the UAE - 13 each. Coronavirus was diagnosed in 12 patients in France, there was also one case of death. In Canada and Macau, 10 cases of coronavirus each, in the Philippines and India - three cases each, and in Israel, Russia and Spain - two cases each.
One case each was reported in Belgium, Cambodia, Egypt, Finland, Lebanon (and this patient came to Lebanon from Iran), Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sweden and Iraq.