Countries with coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed coronavirus cases?

Coronavirus is spreading faster outside of China, where the outbreak first started, than ever before. An outbreak in northern Italy worsened on Wednesday, and the epidemic has spread to Spain, Norway, Austria, Switzerland, Croatia and France via visitors who were recently in northern Italy.

More cases were also announced in Spain and Germany.

Algeria and Brazil also reported their first cases where those infected had travelled to Italy.

The number of new coronavirus infections inside China was for the first time overtaken by fresh cases elsewhere on Wednesday, February 26.

In Asia, hundreds of new cases were reported, while Brazil confirmed South America’s first case of the deadly virus. 

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So far, more than 80,000 people have been infected worldwide, and as of Wednesday at 9pm, 2,771 had died.

The virus is now present in more than 30 countries across six continents.

In the UK, tests for coronavirus are being extended to include people displaying flu-like symptoms at 100 GP surgeries and eight hospitals across the country.

That means hundreds more people will be tested for the virus each week.

Which countries have confirmed coronavirus cases?

Asia

  • Afghanistan – 1
  • Bahrain – 26
  • Cambodia – 1
  • China – 78,064
  • Georgia – 1
  • India – 3
  • Iran – 139
  • Iraq – 5
  • Israel – 2
  • Japan – 179 and 705
  • Kuwait – 25
  • Lebanon – 2
  • Malaysia – 22
  • Nepal – 1
  • Oman – 2
  • Pakistan – 2
  • The Philippines – 3
  • Singapore – 91
  • South Korea – 1,261
  • Sri Lanka – 1
  • Taiwan – 31
  • Thailand – 40
  • United Arab Emirates – 13
  • Vietnam – 16

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Africa

  • Algeria – 1
  • Egypt – 1

Europe

  • Austria – 2
  • Belgium – 1
  • Croatia – 1
  • Finland – 2
  • France – 18
  • Germany – 19
  • Greece – 1
  • Italy – 374
  • North Macedonia – 1
  • Norway – 1
  • Russia – 2
  • Spain – 11
  • Sweden – 1
  • Switzerland – 1
  • United Kingdom – 13

Oceania

  • Australia – 23

North America

  • Canada – 11
  • United States – 57

South America

  • Brazil – 1

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