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Live map: Global spread of coronavirus

Live map: Global spread of coronavirus

At least 4,970 people have died from a coronavirus called Covid-19 and 134,529 have been infected globally, following an outbreak that started in Wuhan, China in early December. The World Health Organization officially declared the situation a pandemic on March 11, 2020.

8,301 new cases of Covid-19 and 340 deaths have been reported since yesterday.

Though the outbreak started in China, it has now reached 126 countries and regions. 40 of those have reported fatalities. India, Algeria, Austria, Greece, Norway, Azerbaijan and Poland reported their first fatalities in the past day.

53,736 cases, 40% of the total, have been confirmed outside mainland China. However, 99% of the cases added in the last week have been reported outside the country of origin of the pandemic.

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Here are the places that have confirmed cases of the coronavirus:

Source: Johns Hopkins University