Coronavirus infections so far: 37,500 globally, Japan highest outside China

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Coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
The novel coronavirus viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 37,500 people globally.

The latest figures reported by global health authorities as of Sunday in Beijing: — China: 811 deaths and 37,198 confirmed cases on the mainland. In addition, Hong Kong has had 25 cases, including one death.

Macao has had 10 cases. Most of the deaths have been in central Hubei province, where illnesses from the new type of coronavirus were first detected in December.

While China has the maximum number of cases, and has reported as many as 811 deaths, the table below contains the list of some of the other countries whose citizens have been infected by the mysterious virus. Japan tops the list with 96.

Countries (other than China) reporting coronavirus infection
Country No of cases Country No of cases
Singapore  40 United Kingdom  3
Thailand  32 India 3
South Korea  25 Italy  3
Taiwan  16 Russia  2
Malaysia  16
Australia  14 Nepal 1
Germany 14 Sri Lanka 1
Vietnam 14 Sweden 1
United States*  
12 Spain 1
France  11 Cambodia 1
United Arab Emirates 
7 Finland 1
Canada  6 . .
* Plus one citizen who died in China; ** includes one death


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