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Here are the countries that have so far confirmed coronavirus cases

New cases of the novel coronavirus that emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in late December are being reported daily around the world. At least 7,019 people globally have died from COVID-19, as the illness is officially known, while more than 173,000 infections have been confirmed in at least 140 countries, according to the World Health Organization.

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Here are the countries that have so far confirmed coronavirus cases:

Afghanistan – 16 cases
Albania – 42 cases, 1 death
Algeria – 48 cases, 4 deaths
Andorra – 2 cases
Antigua and Barbuda – 1 case
Argentina – 56 cases, 2 deaths
Armenia – 30 cases
Australia – 298 cases, 5 deaths
Austria – 860 cases, 1 death
Azerbaijan – 18 cases, 1 death
Bahrain – 214 cases, 1 death
Bangladesh – 5 cases
Belarus – 27 cases
Belgium – 886 cases, 4 deaths
Bhutan – 1 case
Bolivia – 10 cases
Bosnia & Herzegovina – 24 cases
Brazil – 200 cases
Brunei – 50 cases
Bulgaria – 51 cases, 2 deaths
Burkina Faso – 7 cases
Cambodia – 24 cases
Cameroon – 4 cases
Canada – 304 cases, 1 death
Central African Republic – 1 case
Chile – 155 cases
China – 80,881 cases, 3,226 deaths
The region of Macau had confirmed 10 cases before they all recovered, while Hong Kong reported 148 confirmed cases, including four deaths, according to China’s National Health Commission.

Colombia – 45 cases
Congo Republic – 2 cases
Costa Rica – 35 cases
Croatia – 48 cases
Cuba – 4 cases
Cyprus – 26 cases
Czech Republic – 293 cases
Denmark – 864 cases, 1 death
Dominican Republic – 11 cases
Ecuador – 37 cases, 2 deaths
Egypt – 166 cases, 4 deaths
Equatorial Guinea – 1 case
Estonia – 171 cases
Eswatini – 1 case
Ethiopia – 1 case
Faroe Islands – 9 cases
Finland – 272 cases
France – 6,633 cases, 148 deaths
The French territory of Martinique recorded 10 cases of the coronavirus. Reunion has six confirmed cases. French Polynesia, Saint Barthelemy and Mayotte registered 1 case each. The French part of the island of Saint Martin confirmed 2 cases while Guadalupe has three cases.

French Guiana – 6 cases
Gabon – 1 case
Georgia – 33 cases
Germany – 6,012 cases, 13 deaths
Ghana – 6 cases
Greece – 331 cases, 3 deaths
Guatemala – 1 case
Guinea – 1 case
Guyana- 7 cases
Honduras – 3 cases

Hungary – 39 cases
Iceland – 180 cases
India – 114 cases, 2 deaths
Indonesia – 117 cases, 5 deaths
Iran – 14,991 cases, 853 deaths
Iraq – 124 cases, 8 deaths
Ireland – 169 cases, 2 deaths
Israel – 250 cases
Italy – 27,980 cases, 1,809 deaths
Ivory Coast – 3 cases
Jamaica – 10 cases
Japan – 787 cases, 29 deaths
A total of 697 people on the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship docked at Yokohama had tested positive for the virus. Seven people who were on the ship have died.

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Japan does not include the people on board as part of its national tally, in accordance with the WHO guidance. The national tally is 787 as of March 13, including 14 evacuees from China and 22 deaths.

Jordan – 12 cases
Kazakhstan – 27 cases
Kenya – 3 cases
Kosovo – 2 cases
Kuwait – 123 cases
Latvia – 30 cases
Lebanon – 109 cases, 3 deaths
Liberia – 1 case
Liechtenstein – 4 cases
Lithuania – 8 cases
Luxembourg – 77 cases, 1 death
Malaysia – 428 cases
Maldives – 13 cases
Malta – 21 cases
Mauritania – 1 case
Mexico – 82 cases

Moldova – 12 cases
Monaco – 2 cases
Mongolia – 1 case
Morocco – 28 cases, 1 death
Namibia – 2 cases
Nepal – 1 case
Netherlands – 1,413 cases, 24 deaths
New Zealand – 8 cases
Nigeria – 2 cases
North Macedonia – 14 cases
Norway – 1,077 cases, 3 deaths
Oman – 22 cases
Pakistan – 122 cases
Palestine – 39 cases
Panama – 36 cases, 1 death
Paraguay – 7 cases
Peru – 71 cases
Philippines – 187 cases, 12 deaths
Poland – 156 cases, 3 deaths
Portugal – 169 cases, 1 death
Qatar – 439 cases
Romania – 158 cases

Russia – 93 cases
Rwanda – 5 cases
Saint Lucia – 2 cases
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – 1 case
San Marino – 98 cases, 7 deaths
Saudi Arabia – 118 cases
Senegal – 24 cases
Serbia – 55 cases
Seychelles – 2 cases
Singapore – 226 cases
Slovakia – 54 cases
Slovenia – 219 cases, 1 death
Somalia – 1 case
South Africa – 61 cases
South Korea – 8,162 cases, 75 deaths
Spain – 7,753 cases, 288 deaths
Sri Lanka – 18 cases
Sudan – 1 deat

Suriname – 1 deathSweden – 961 cases, 2 deaths

Switzerland – 1,563 cases, 14 deaths

Taiwan – 59 cases, 1 deathTanzania – 1 case

Thailand – 177 cases, 1 death

In other news – The Met Gala has been postponed and everyone is freaking out

The prestigious Met Gala has become the latest global event to be postponed indefinitely amid the spread of coronavirus. President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a national state of disaster on Sunday, putting in place several restrictions on travel, schools and large gatherings to deal with the outbreak.

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Several local events have been cancelled or postponed to stop the spread. America has been taking similar measures and Vogue’s editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, announced on Monday that the prestigious Met Gala has been postponed indefinitely. Read more

Source: aljazeera

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