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By the numbers: virus infects over 80,000, has killed 2,700

Virus has infected 80,000

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 80,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it.

The latest figures reported by each government's health authority as of Tuesday in Beijing:

  • Mainland China: 2,663 deaths among 77,658 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei
  • Hong Kong: 81 cases, 2 deaths
  • Macao: 10 cases
  • South Korea: 977 cases, 11 deaths
  • Japan: 860 cases, including 691 from a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, 4 deaths
  • Italy: 283 cases, 7 deaths
  • Iran: 95 cases, 15 deaths
  • Singapore: 89 cases
  • Thailand: 37 cases
  • United States: 35 cases; separately, 1 U.S. citizen died in China
  • Taiwan: 30 cases, 1 death
  • Australia: 23 cases
  • Malaysia: 22
  • Bahrain: 17
  • Vietnam: 16 cases
  • Germany: 16
  • United Arab Emirates: 13 cases
  • United Kingdom: 13
  • France: 12 cases, 1 death
  • Canada: 11
  • Kuwait: 8 cases
  • Iraq: 5
  • Philippines: 3 cases, 1 death
  • India: 3
  • Spain: 3
  • Russia: 2
  • Israel: 2
  • Oman: 2
  • Lebanon: 1
  • Belgium: 1
  • Nepal: 1
  • Sri Lanka: 1
  • Sweden: 1
  • Cambodia: 1
  • Finland: 1
  • Egypt: 1
  • Afghanistan: 1
  • Croatia: 1


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