The COVID-19 outbreak was first reported in the city of Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, in December 2019. Experts have attributed the outbreak to a novel coronavirus that has since spread across China and abroad with confirmed cases exceeding 150,000 globally.
Here is what we know so far:
In China: 80,844 confirmed cases; 3,204 deaths (including 4 in Hong Kong and 1 in Taiwan); 67,022 recovered
Outside of China: Over 77,000 confirmed cases; over 2,700 deaths
U.S.: Trump tests negative for virus as U.S. expands Europe travel ban
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s wife tests positive for coronavirus
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro denies testing positive for coronavirus
Spain Spanish PM’s wife tests positive for COVID-19
Italy has expanded its lockdown to the whole country, with all public gatherings canceled. It is the worst-hit country in Europe.