This is the list of countries and territories that reported infections and deaths from the new coronavirus, which emerged in December in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
Outside of China, including the autonomous regions of Macao and Hong Kong, more than 350 cases of infection were confirmed in 30 countries. So far there have been no cases in Latin America and Africa.
About 37,200 people were infected in mainland China. And 811 of them died. Almost all the deaths occurred in the province of Hubei, birthplace of contagion, whose capital is Wuhan.
This figure is higher than the number of people who died of SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome, atypical pneumonia), around 650, in mainland China and in Hong Kong in 2002-2003.
One person died in Hong Kong, where at least 26 cases were detected.
In Macao, ten cases were registered.
– Pacific Asia
Japan: 90 cases, 64 of which aboard the “Diamond Princess” cruise ship (one of them, Argentine), in quarantine off the coast of Yokohama. Another case was confirmed aboard the “Westerdam” cruise, which was sailing to Japan.
South Korea: 25
Philippines: three, including one dead
Sri Lanka: one
– North America
Canada: seven cases
United States: 12 cases. An American, of Chinese origin, died from the coronavirus in Wuhan.
Germany: 14 cases
Belgium: a case
Spain: two cases
Finland: a case
France: 11 cases
Italy: three cases
Sweden: a case
United Kingdom: four cases
Russia: two cases
– Middle East
United Arab Emirates: seven cases