Which countries have confirmed cases?

New cases of infection with a novel strain of coronavirus, which emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan, are being reported daily around the world.

In China, at least 636 people have died, the government said on Friday, while more than 31,000 people have been infected on the Chinese mainland.

Scores of cases have been confirmed elsewhere, with the virus being reported in several countries in the Asia-Pacific region as well as Europe, North America and the Middle East.

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

Australia – 15

Australia has confirmed 15 cases of the virus as of February 7, including three people who have already been discharged from hospital.

Most of the patients arrived in the country from Wuhan or Hubei province.

Belgium – 1

Belgium said on February 4 that one of nine repatriated Belgians from Wuhan has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Cambodia – 1

Cambodia confirmed its first case of coronavirus on January 27.

Minister of Health Mam Bunheng said the patient was a 60-year-old Chinese national in the coastal city of Sihanoukville.

Canada – 5

Canada has confirmed five cases of the coronavirus as of February 8.

China – 34, 546,

As of February 7, the number of people infected was confirmed at 34,546 in mainland China, most of them in and around Wuhan. At least 722 people were reported as having died.

Belgium – 1

Belgium said on February 4 that one of nine repatriated Belgians from Wuhan has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Cambodia – 1

Cambodia confirmed its first case of coronavirus on January 27.

Minister of Health Mam Bunheng said the patient was a 60-year-old Chinese national in the coastal city of Sihanoukville.

Canada – 5

Canada has confirmed five cases of the coronavirus as of February 8.

China – 34, 546,

As of February 7, the number of people infected was confirmed at 34,546 in mainland China, most of them in and around Wuhan. At least 722 people were reported as having died.

Germany – 14

Germany has registered 14 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, with a majority of the patients in the southern state of Bavaria.

The majority of patients in Germany are employees of the auto parts supplier Webasto, who were infected by a colleague from China who was attending a course in Germany.

India – 3

On February 3, a third positive case of the coronavirus was reported in India’s southern state of Kerala, the country’s health ministry said.

All three are students who returned from Wuhan, according to local media.

Italy – 3

One of 56 Italians evacuated from Wuhan tested positive for the new coronavirus, the health ministry said on February 7.

The patient, a man in his 30s was referred to the Spallanzani Infectious Diseases Institute in Rome.

On January 30, two Chinese were reported as having tested positive for the virus. They were also taken to the institute.

Japan – 25 + 61

Sixty-one people had tested positive for the virus on the quarantined Diamond Pricess cruise ship docked at Yokohama as of February 7, Japanese officials said.

Health minister Katsunobu Kato said the country’s official tally is 21 as those on the ship were diagnosed before entering Japan.

The WHO’s tally for Japan is 25, which includes four asymptomatic cases excluded from the Japanese government total.

Malaysia – 16

Another case of coronavirus was reported in Malaysia on February 8, bringing the total number of patients infected to 16, according to the Ministry of Health.

Nepal – 1

Nepal said on January 24 that a 32-year-old man arriving from Wuhan had tested positive for coronavirus.

The patient, who was initially quarantined, recovered and was discharged. The government said surveillance has been increased at the airport “and suspicious patients entering Nepal are being monitored”.

The Philippines – 3

Philippine health officials confirmed a third case of coronavirus on February 5, including the first death from coronavirus outside China, which was announced on February 2.

Russia – 2

Russia reported two cases of coronavirus on January 31.

Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said the infected patients were Chinese nationals who had now been isolated in the Zabaikalsky region, which borders China, and in the Tyumen region, bordering Kazakhstan.

Singapore – 33

Singapore on February 7 announced three more cases, taking its tally to 33.

Several of the cases in Singapore have involved human-to-human transmission.

South Korea – 24

On February 7, South Korea raised its total number of infections to 24.

Spain – 1

Spain reported its first case on January 31 in a man on the island of La Gomera in the Canary Islands. He was one of five people isolated after coming into contact with an infected German man.

Sri Lanka – 1

Sri Lanka confirmed its first case of coronavirus on January 27.

The patient was identified as a 43-year-old Chinese woman from Hubei Province who had arrived in Sri Lanka as a tourist. She was admitted to the Infectious Diseases Hospital.

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