LATEST ON CORONAVIRUS 17/03/2020

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Situation update worldwide, as of 17 March 2020 08:00

Epidemiological update

Since 31 December 2019 and as of 17 March 2020, 180 159 cases of COVID-19 (in accordance with the applied case definitions and testing strategies in the affected countries) have been reported, including 7 103 deaths. The deaths have been reported from China (3 226), Italy (2 158), Iran (853), Spain (309), France (148), United States (85), South Korea (81), United Kingdom (55), Japan (28), Netherlands (24), Switzerland (14), Germany (13), Philippines (12), Iraq (9), San Marino (9), International conveyance in Japan (7), Sweden (7), Australia (5), Belgium (5), Indonesia (5), Algeria (4), Canada (4), Greece (4), Poland (4), Austria (3), India (3), Lebanon (3), Norway (3), Argentina (2), Bulgaria (2), Ecuador (2), Egypt (2), Ireland (2), Albania (1), Bahrain (1), Denmark (1), Guatemala (1), Guyana (1), Hungary (1), Luxembourg (1), Morocco (1), Panama (1), Sudan (1), Taiwan (1) and Thailand (1).

 

Cases have been reported on the following continents:

Africa: Egypt (126), South Africa (62), Algeria (60), Morocco (37), Senegal (27), Burkina Faso (20), Tunisia (20), Ghana (6), Côte d’Ivoire (5), Ethiopia (5), Rwanda (5), Cameroon (4), Seychelles (4), Democratic Republic of the Congo (3), Kenya (3), Namibia (2), Nigeria (2), Somalia (1), Benin (1), Central African Republic (1), Congo (1), Equatorial Guinea (1), Eswatini (1), Gabon (1), Guinea (1), Liberia (1), Mauritania (1), Sudan (1), Togo (1) and United Republic of Tanzania (1).

Asia: China (81 130), Iran (14 991), South Korea (8 320), Japan (824), Malaysia (553), Qatar (439), Israel (260), Singapore (243), Bahrain (221), Pakistan (187), Thailand (177), Philippines (142), Indonesia (134), Saudi Arabia (133), India (125), Iraq (124), Kuwait (123), Lebanon (120), United Arab Emirates (98), Taiwan (67), Vietnam (61), Brunei Darussalam (54), Palestine* (39), Sri Lanka (29), Cambodia (24), Oman (24), Afghanistan (21), Jordan (16), Maldives (13), Kazakhstan (11), Uzbekistan (8), Bangladesh (5), Bhutan (1), Mongolia (1) and Nepal (1)

America: United States (4 661), Canada (424), Brazil (234), Chile (156), Peru (86), Mexico (82), Panama (69), Argentina (65), Ecuador (58), Colombia (57), Costa Rica (41), Venezuela (33), Uruguay (29), Bolivia (11), Dominican Republic (11), Jamaica (10), Paraguay (9), Honduras (8), Guatemala (6), Trinidad and Tobago (5), Cuba (4), Guyana (4), Saint Lucia (2), Antigua and Barbuda (1), Bahamas (1), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (1) and Suriname (1).

Europe: Italy (27 980), Spain (9 191), France (6 633), Germany (6 012), Switzerland (2 200), United Kingdom (1 543), Netherlands (1 413), Norway (1 169), Sweden (1 121), Belgium (1 085), Austria (1 016), Denmark (932), Greece (352), Czech Republic (344), Portugal (331), Finland (272), Slovenia (253), Ireland (223), Estonia (205), Iceland (199), Romania (184), Poland (177), San Marino (102), Russia (93), Slovakia (84), Luxembourg (81), Bulgaria (62), Serbia (57), Croatia (56), Armenia (52), Albania (51), Hungary (50), Turkey (47), Cyprus (40), Belarus (36), Latvia (36), Georgia (33), Malta (30), Moldova (29), Bosnia and Herzegovina (21), Azerbaijan (19), North Macedonia (19), Lithuania (17), Andorra (14), Monaco (9), Liechtenstein (7), Ukraine (5), Kosovo** (2) and Holy See (1).

Oceania: Australia (375) and New Zealand (8).

Other: International conveyance in Japan (696).

* This designation shall not be construed as recognition of a State of Palestine and is without prejudice to the individual positions of the Member States on this issue.

** This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UN Security Council Resolution 1244/1999 and the International Court of Justice Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence.

 

Download today’s data on the geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide

The downloadable data file is updated daily and contains the latest available public data on COVID-19. Public-use data files allows users to manipulate the data in a format appropriate for their analyses. Users of ECDC public-use data files must comply with data use restrictions to ensure that the information will be used solely for statistical analysis or reporting purposes.

Epidemiological curves

These histograms are based on the available information at the time of publication, originating from several sources. Data completeness depends on the availability of information from the affected areas. All data should be interpreted with caution as the outbreak is evolving rapidly. In addition, due to the unavailability of date-of-onset data and different testing policies per country, this figure might not be reflective of the evolution of the epidemic.

Distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide, as of 17 March 2020

Distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide, as of 17 March 2020
Distribution of cases of COVID-19 by continent (according to the applied case definition and testing strategies in the affected countries)

Cases reported in accordance with the applied case definition and testing strategies in the affected countries. The case definition in China (Hubei province) was updated on 13 and 20 February 2020

Distribution of COVID-19 cases by continent (except China), as of 17 March 2020 (according to the applied case definition and testing strategies in the affected countries)

Distribution of COVID-19 cases by continent (except China), as of 17 March 2020
Distribution of cases of COVID-19 by continent (according to the applied case definition in the countries)
 

Geographic distribution of COVID-19

Geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide, as of 17 March 2020

Geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide, as of 17 March 2020
Geographical distribution of COVID-19 cases - worldwide

The boundaries and names indicated on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

 

Geographic distribution of cumulative number of reported COVID-19 cases per 100 000 population, worldwide, as of 17 March 2020

Geographic distribution of cumulative number of reported COVID-19 cases per 100 000 population, worldwide, as of 17 March 2020
Geographic distribution of cumulative number of reported COVID-19 cases per 100 000 population, worldwide
 
Regions Places reporting cases Sum of Cases Sum of Deaths Confirmed cases in the last 15 days
Africa Algeria 60 4 57
Africa Cameroon 4 0 4
Africa Congo 1 0 1
Africa Egypt 126 2 124
Africa Ethiopia 5 0 5
Africa Gabon 1 0 1
Africa Ghana 6 0 6
Africa Guinea 1 0 1
Africa Kenya 3 0 3
Africa Mauritania 1 0 1
Africa Morocco 37 1 37
Africa Namibia 2 0 2
Africa Nigeria 2 0 1
Africa Rwanda 5 0 5
Africa Senegal 27 0 27
Africa Seychelles 4 0 4
Africa Sudan 1 1 1
Africa Togo 1 0 1
Africa Tunisia 20 0 20
Africa Eswatini 1 0 1
Africa Benin 1 0 1
Africa Liberia 1 0 1
Africa Somalia 1 0 1
Africa Burkina_Faso 20 0 20
Africa Central African Republic 1 0 1
Africa Cote dIvoire 5 0 5
Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo 3 0 3
Africa Equatorial Guinea 1 0 1
Africa South Africa 62 0 62
Africa United Republic of Tanzania 1 0 1
America Argentina 65 2 65
America Bahamas 1 0 1
America Bolivia 11 0 11
America Brazil 234 0 232
America Canada 424 4 400
America Chile 156 0 156
America Colombia 57 0 57
America Cuba 4 0 4
America Ecuador 58 2 52
America Guatemala 6 1 6
America Guyana 4 1 4
America Honduras 8 0 8
America Jamaica 10 0 10
America Mexico 82 0 77
America Panama 69 1 69
America Paraguay 9 0 9
America Peru 86 0 86
America Suriname 1 0 1
America Uruguay 29 0 29
America Venezuela 33 0 33
America Antigua and Barbuda 1 0 1
America Costa Rica 41 0 41
America Dominican Republic 11 0 10
America Saint Lucia 2 0 2
America Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1 0 1
America Trinidad and Tobago 5 0 5
America United States of America 4661 85 4572
Asia Afghanistan 21 0 20
Asia Bahrain 221 1 174
Asia Bangladesh 5 0 5
Asia Bhutan 1 0 1
Asia Cambodia 24 0 23
Asia China 81130 3226 996
Asia India 125 3 122
Asia Indonesia 134 5 132
Asia Iran 14991 853 14013
Asia Iraq 124 9 105
Asia Israel 260 0 250
Asia Japan 824 28 570
Asia Jordan 16 0 16
Asia Kazakhstan 11 0 11
Asia Kuwait 123 0 77
Asia Lebanon 120 3 110
Asia Malaysia 553 0 524
Asia Maldives 13 0 13
Asia Mongolia 1 0 1
Asia Nepal 1 0 0
Asia Oman 24 0 18
Asia Pakistan 187 0 183
Asia Palestine 39 0 39
Asia Philippines 142 12 139
Asia Qatar 439 0 436
Asia Singapore 243 0 137
Asia Taiwan 67 1 27
Asia Thailand 177 1 134
Asia Uzbekistan 8 0 8
Asia Vietnam 61 0 45
Asia Myanmar 0 0 0
Asia Brunei Darussalam 54 0 54
Asia Saudi Arabia 133 0 133
Asia South Korea 8320 81 4108
Asia Sri Lanka 29 0 28
Asia United Arab Emirates 98 0 77
Europe Albania 51 1 51
Europe Andorra 14 0 14
Europe Armenia 52 0 51
Europe Austria 1016 3 1002
Europe Azerbaijan 19 0 16
Europe Belarus 36 0 35
Europe Belgium 1085 5 1083
Europe Bulgaria 62 2 62
Europe Croatia 56 0 49
Europe Cyprus 40 0 40
Europe Denmark 932 1 928
Europe Estonia 205 0 204
Europe Finland 272 0 266
Europe France 6633 148 6503
Europe Georgia 33 0 30
Europe Germany 6012 13 5883
Europe Greece 352 4 345
Europe Hungary 50 1 50
Europe Iceland 199 0 196
Europe Ireland 223 2 222
Europe Italy 27980 2158 26291
Europe Kosovo 2 0 2
Europe Latvia 36 0 36
Europe Liechtenstein 7 0 7
Europe Lithuania 17 0 16
Europe Luxembourg 81 1 80
Europe Malta 30 0 30
Europe Moldova 29 0 29
Europe Monaco 9 0 8
Europe Netherlands 1413 24 1400
Europe Norway 1169 3 1150
Europe Poland 177 4 177
Europe Portugal 331 0 331
Europe Romania 184 0 181
Europe Russia 93 0 91
Europe Serbia 57 0 57
Europe Slovakia 84 0 84
Europe Slovenia 253 0 253
Europe Spain 9191 309 9108
Europe Sweden 1121 7 1107
Europe Switzerland 2200 14 2176
Europe Turkey 47 0 47
Europe Ukraine 5 0 5
Europe Bosnia and Herzegovina 21 0 21
Europe Czech Republic 344 0 341
Europe Holy See 1 0 1
Europe North Macedonia 19 0 18
Europe San Marino 102 9 94
Europe United Kingdom 1543 55 1507
Oceania Australia 375 5 346
Oceania New Zealand 8 0 7
Other Cases on an international conveyance Japan 696 7 0
Total   180159 7103 91100

 

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