The death toll in China from the coronavirus rose to 361 as of Sunday. The World Health Organization (WHO) last week declared the flu-like virus a global emergency and it has since spread to 23 other countries and regions, with the first death outside of China reported on Sunday. Multiple countries are enacting travel bans from China, despite the World Health Organization stating the outbreak should not interfere with international travel.
There are at least 5,974 confirmed cases of the virus in mainland China, including 132 deaths, according to China's National Health Commission (NHC). There are 80 cases of the virus reported outside mainland China. In the 2003 the SARS outbreak there were 5,327 confirmed cases of the disease in mainland China, with 349 deaths.
Globally there are over 2,800 cases reported and 106 deaths. Numerous countries have cases of coronavirus. The outbreak is starting to have a negative impact on stock markets. Foriegn nations are starting to evacuate their citizens from China.
After ten days, international scientists are collaborating to share data including the genetic sequence of the coronavirus in race to learn more about the virus. This effort will assist with development treatment and potentially to identify a cure or vaccine. The speed at which this collaborating is happening is brand new and made possible by technology.
China has confirmed more than 2,744 cases of coronavirus, with 81 deaths. 769 cases were reported in China in the last 24 hours. Cases have been reported in the United States: 5, 2 in southern California and 1 each in Washington state, Chicago, and Arizona, Thailand: 8, Australia: 5, South Korea: 4, Japan: 4, Singapore: 4, Malaysia: 4, France: 3, Taiwan: 3, Vietnam: 2, Canada: 1, Nepal: 1, Cambodia: 1.
Coronavirus Update this information is current as of 0922hrs, 24 Jan 2020. The virus has killed 26 peoples, infected more than 800 people, suspended public transport in 10 cities, closed parts of the Great Wall, closed the Forbidden City, and is shutting temples over the Lunar New Year. The Chinese Lunar New Year starts today. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared an emergency in China, but did not declare an international emergency. Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States have one confirmed case each. Britain is investigating cases.
On January 22, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) met in an emergency session to discuss a response to the coronavirus outbreak. The WHO Committee did not declare an emergency and will meet again on January 23, 2020, to continue to discuss the WHO response to the outbreak.
Update on coronavirus outbreak, This information is current as of 23 Jan 2020 at 0730hrs EST. The coronavirus is now know as 2019 -nCoV, it is a new strain of coronavirus not previously identified in humans. Two Chinese cities, Wuhan with a population of 11 million, and Huanggang with a population of 7 million have been placed on lockdown with public transportation suspended. There are 500 confirmed cases with 17 deaths in China. Thailand has reported 4 cases. Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, and the United States have 1 reported case each.
Saudi Arabia's Government on 21 Jan 2020, reported a new MERS-CoV case, involving a healthcare worker in Abha, Saudi Arabia.
The following is an update on the current outbreak involving Coronavirus. This is information is current as of 0800hrs EST 22 Jan 2020. There have been 9 deaths and 440 individuals reported infected in China. The virus has been confirmed to be transmitted from human to human with at least 15 medical workers infected. There are cases in Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States.