M8MeeT: Track Live Map Updates on Corona Virus Covid19


Those infected with coronavirus are exhibiting pneumonia-like symptoms, including fever, cough, and shortness of breath.

 

 

Latest Updates

March 22 (GMT)

  • 5560 new cases and 651 new deaths in Italy: 15% decline in new cases and 18% decline in new deaths with respect to yesterday [source]  [source]
    • Among the deaths: a 34-year-old man in Rome with no existing health conditions (according to reports) who died after being hospitalized for 4 days in sub‐intensive care. He had developed a fever after returning from Barcelona, Spain [source]
    • "We expect to see the first effects of the stringent lockdown measures adopted on March 11 after 2-3 weeks, so the coming week will be absolutely crucial in this sense: we expect to finally see a  sign of trend reversal," said Franco Locatelli, President of the Health Council [source]

March 21 (GMT)

March 20 (GMT)

  • Italy: in the city of Bergamo, there were 108 more deaths in the first 15 days of March this year compared to 2019 (164 deaths in 2020 vs. 56 deaths in 2019) according to the mayor of the city Giorgio Gori. During this period, 31 deaths were attributed to the coronavirus (less than 30% of the additional deaths this year

    "There are significant numbers of people who have died but whose death hasn't been attributed to the coronavirus because they died at home or in a nursing home and so they weren't swabbed," said the mayor [source]
  • alert 5986 new cases and 627 new deaths in Italy [source] [source]
    • Peak could be 2 weeks from now, according to tentative estimates [source]

    Deaths include:
    • 48-year-old woman who worked as a supermarket cashier in Brescia and died at home after developing a high fever at the beginning of this week
    • 47-year-old Army of Carabinieri emergency number command center operator in Bergamo who had been hospitalized in intensive care [source]  [source]
    Due to the wrong number being posted on the Official Italian Health Ministry website (Total Cases number was, and still is, posted under the Active Cases label) we were showing incorrect data for a brief moment until we fixed the error. We have now removed that website from our list of reliable sources

March 19 (GMT)

  • alert 5322 new cases and 427 new deaths in ItalyItaly now has the highest number of coronavirus deaths in the world, surpassing China  [source] [source]
    • Italian army trucks form a long line in the center of Bergamo to transport the coffins from the Bergamo cemetery to cremation sites in other regions, as morgues can't cope with more coronavirus deaths [source and video]
    • Obituaries in the local newspaper went from 1.5 pages (on Feb. 9) to 10 pages (on March 13)  [source and video]
  • UK - Boris Johnson has addressed the nation today: [source]
    called coronavirus "worst public health crisis for a generation"
    warned "many families are going to lose loved ones before their time"
    UK is 4 weeks behind Italy
    true UK cases likely up to 10,000
    if you have symptoms stay home
    more drastic measures to come

  • 2 new deaths in Germany [source] [source]
  •  1st death in Norway, as the country shuts down for 2 weeks [source] [source] [source]
  • Turkey has closed all schools for 1 week and universities for 3 weeks. Classes will be conducted online [source]
  • 2 new cases in Armenia: they had been in close contact with a previously confirmed case of a woman who had arrived from Italy. They had fever and later tested positive for coronavirus. They now feel well and have no fever [source]
  •  2,651 new cases, 189 new deaths, and 213 new recoveries in ItalyDeath toll tops 1,000 [source]
  • United StatesNBA suspended its season indefinitely after a player on the Utah Jazz has tested positive for COVID-19 earlier today [source] Later during the day, a second Utah Jazz player tested positive for coronavirus, as a suspended NBA considers next steps [source]
  • New cases in the United States include:
    - 1 new in Connecticut, for a total of 4 [source]
    - 1 new in Texas, for a total of 24 [source]
    - 5 new in Pennsylvania, for a total of 21 [source]
    - 3 new in Virginia (including a Longwood student), for a total of 14 [source]
    - 1 new in Louisiana, for a total of 4 [source]
    - 3 new in Kansas, for a total of 4 [source]
    - 1 new in New Mexico, for a total of 4 [source]
    - 3 new in Delaware, for a total of 4 [source]
    - at least 5 new cases in North Carolina for a total of 14 [source] [source] [source]
    - 3 in Wisconsin, for a total of 6 [source]
    - 23 new in New York State, of which 9 in New York, for a total of 62 in New York City and 242 in the state [source]
    - 3 in Florida for a total of 34 [source] [source]
    - 1 in California (Riverside County) for a total of 184 cases and 4 deaths [source]
    1st case in Mississippi: a Forrest county adult male who recently traveled to Florida [source]
  • 1 new death in Azerbaijan: a 51-year old woman who had been quarantined after returning from Iran [source] 4 new cases [source]
  •  31 new deaths and 782 new cases in Spain [source] Total cases surpass 3,000
  • Lithuania (3 cases in total) closes all schools for 2 weeksbans mass events, and recommends to avoid travel to high risk countries (China, Iran, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Italy, France, Germany and Spain) [source]. Capital City of Vilnius also closes museums, cinemas, sport clubs, etc. Recommends to organise work from home to all companies. City administration is to provide its services online and via phone only [source]
  • US travel ban from Europe (read original document), which does not apply to the UK and Ireland, will go into effect on Friday March 13 (tomorrow) at 23:59 ET (midnight). Americans returning from Europe “will be funneled through 13 different airports,” be subject to screening, and asked “to self-quarantine for 14 days” said Pence [source]
  • 2 new deaths and 130 new cases in the UK [source]
  • 1 new case in Cyprus: a person who had recently arrived from the UK [source]
  • 167 new cases in Sweden[source] which announced that testing for Covid-19 will cease unless you are hospitalized or belong to one of the risk groups. Even if you report corona-like symptoms [source]
  • 1 new case in Pakistan: a 31 year-old man who returned from Iran [source]
  • 2 new cases in Czech Republic, bringing the total to 96. State of Emergency declared [source]
  • 1 new case in Senegal: a Senegalese national who returned to Dakar from Italy [source]
  • 1 new case in Estonia [source]
  • 111 new cases in the Netherlands [source]
  • 1 new case in the Republic of Moldova: a young man who recently returned from Italy [source]
  • 85 new cases in Belgium [source]
  • Republic of Ireland announces that all schools will be closed for 17 days starting today. Indoor gatherings of more than 100 people and outdoor gatherings of more than 500 should be canceled [source]
  • 1 new case in Sri Lanka (second in the country): a 44-year-old man shared a hotel room in Dambulla with the first confirmed case [source]
  • At least 3 Albanians have died in Italy so far, including a 55-year-old who had diabetes, according to reports [source]
  • 1 new case in Palestine: a 20 year-old woman in Bethlehem [source]
  • 11 new cases in the UAE: 2 Italians, 2 Filipinos, 1 Montenegrin, Canadian, German, Pakistani, Emirati, Russian and British citizen [source]
  •  1st death in Austria: a 69 year-old man in Vienna [source] 115 new cases, total over 300 [source]
    Schools will be closed
    , over 1 million students will stay at home until at least April 12. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz appealed that grandparents should not take care of the children, so that the elderly be protected against the coronavirus. Children are "much less at risk when it comes to illnesses, but at the same time we know that children are strong multipliers," said Health Minister Anschober [source]
  • 18 new cases in Iceland [source]
  • 8 new cases in Albania: all have connections with Italy [source]
  • 3 new cases in Armenia: a 51 year-old Italian man and 45 and 27 year-old Armenians that returned from Italy [source]
  • 6 new cases in Slovakia, declares 'state of emergency' [source]
  • 32 new cases in Slovenia[source] [source]
    - the government will declare an epidemic
    - all educational institutions will close
    - those forced to stay at home will be paid 80 percent of their salary
  •  1st death and 20 new cases in Poland: a 57 year-old woman dies [source] [source]
  • 75 deaths, 1,075 new cases, and 317 new recoveries in Iran [source]
  • Over 100 new cases in Denmark [source]
  • 3 new cases in the Philippines [source]
  • 12 new cases in Luxembourglocal transmission was noted for 2 cases [source]
  •  2 deaths in Lebanon: one of the victims a 55 year-old teacher [source]
  • 1 new case in the Channel Islands (Jersey): a person returning from north-west Italy [source]
  • 4 new cases in Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2 of the cases are a man and a woman returned from skiing in Austria [source]
  • 1 new case in Serbia [source]
  • 1 new case in Taiwan: a woman in her 40s who traveled to Ireland and Belgium [source]
  • 4 new cases in South Africa: 38 year-old male living in Turkey and visiting family, a 27 year-old female who traveled to the United States, a 43 year-old male who traveled to New York via Dubai, a 32 year-old male who came in contact with a Chinese businessman [source]
  • 8 new cases in Kuwait: cases connected by travel to Azerbaijan and Iran [source]
  •  1st death and 4 new cases in Algeria: infected by a visiting relative from France [source]
  •  56 new cases in Austria [source]
  •  1st death in Greece: a 66 year-old citizen [source]
  • 3 new cases in Israel [source]
  • 28 new cases in Australia, including actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson [source]
  • 7 new cases in Norway: 2 cases related to outbreaks abroad [source]
  • new cases in Peru [source]
  • 114 new cases and 6 new deaths in South Korea [source]
  • 15 new cases11 new deaths (10 in Hubei) and 1,318 new discharges occurred in China on March 11, as reported by the National Health Commission (NHC) of China [source]

 

March 11:

WHO press briefing:

"PANDEMIC"

But not the time for countries to move to mitigation
Must still try to suppress transmission, continue with containment efforts

All Travel from Europe to the United States suspended for 30 Days

Ban will not apply to the UK

Trump had said earlier: "I am fully prepared to use the full power of the Federal Government to deal with our current challenge of the CoronaVirus![source]

Pence: “All the insurance companies [...] have agreed to waive all copays on coronavirus testing, and extend coverage for coronavirus treatment in all of their benefit plans,”

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:

"Things will get worse." How much worse it will get depends on 2 things, he said:

1. containing the influx of infected people coming from other countries

2. containing local outbreaks within the U.S.

When pressed by lawmakers for an estimate of eventual fatalities in the U.S., Fauci said it will be “totally dependent upon how we respond to it.”

“I can’t give you a number,” he said. “I can’t give you a realistic number until we put into the factor of how we respond. If we’re complacent and don’t do really aggressive containment and mitigation, the number could go way up and be involved in many, many millions.”

[source]

 ITALY SHUTS DOWN

Italy closes all commercial activities, offices, cafes, shops

Only transportation, pharmacies, groceries will remain open

[source]

  • UK: Boris Johnson calls emergency meeting to rule on closing schools and telling everyone to work from home [source]
  • 73 new cases in the UKbiggest daily rise [source] NHS to ramp up testing capacity from 1,500 to 8,000 tests per day [source]
  •  2 new deaths in the UK [source]
  • Germany: Merkel warns that up to 70% of Germany's population could contract the coronavirus, which would amount to 58 million people (population of 83.7 million people) [source] [Germany Population]
  • 343 new cases and 1 new death in Germany [source]
  •  2,313 new cases and 196 new deaths in Italy. About 600 new cases can be ascribed to the previous day's delay in reporting [source]
  •  582 new cases and 19 new deaths in Spain [source]
  •  497 new cases and 15 new deaths in France [source]
  •  252 new cases in Denmark:
    Government closes all schools and universities
    All public employees will be sent home beginning on March 13 [source]
  • Hungary declares State of Emergency[source]
    - closes all Universities
    - bans indoor events for more than 100 people
    - bans outdoor events for more than 500 people
    stops flights, trains and buses from Slovenia and Austria
    - tightens control of the border with Croatia
    - requires quarantine for Hungarian citizens returning from Italy, China, South Korea and Iran
  •  1st death and 9 new cases in Ireland [source]
  •  1st case in Ivory Coast: a 45-year old man in Abidjan [source]
  •  1st death in Ireland: a woman in the east of the country [source]
  •  1st death in Bulgaria: a 66-year old woman [source]
  • 4 new cases in Israel including a man in his 60s from central Israel whose contagion source is unknown [source]
  • New cases in Canada include:
    2 in Ontarioa radiation oncologist in Hamilton who had returned from a trip to Hawaii [source], and a man in his 50s [source]
    2 in Montreal
    , raising the total to 7 confirmed in Quebec [source]
  • 10 new cases in Greece, raising the total to 99, with at least 2 patients in intensive care [source]
  • 238 new cases in Qatar (total cases jumps from 24 to 262) [source]
  •  1st death in Sweden: an elderly patient [source]
  • 1 new case in Tunisia: a person who had traveled to Egypt [source]
  • 4 new cases in Cyprus: 3 men and 1 woman [source]
  •  3 new deaths in Belgium: a 90-year-old patient, a 73-year old patient and an 86-year old patient [source] [source47 new cases [source]
  • 1 new case in Brazil: a 52-year old patient in critical condition hospitalized in the Regional Hospital of Asa Norte [source]
  • 5 new cases in Brunei: 3 had attended the same religious gathering in Malaysia with the first confirmed patient, the other 2 had no history of travel [source]
  • 5 new cases in Hong Kong, including a Cathay Pacific flight attendant and members of an Egypt tour group [source]
  •  1st case in La Réunion: an 80-year-old man, returning from the United States who transited through Paris [source]
  • 6 new cases in Colombia [source]
  •  1 new death and 121 new cases in the Netherlands [source]
  • 3 new cases in Slovakia [source]
  • 9 new cases in Poland, including 3 persons in Cieszyn, 1 of which had potential contacts with schoolchildren (for which a decision was made to close all schools in town), a young man from the province Masovian (Warsaw), and a young woman from Łańcut [source] [source] All schools, as well as museums and cinemas, will close starting on Monday to curtail the spread of the coronavirus, Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said [source]
  • 23 new cases in Slovenia [source]
  • India: a 76-year-old man suspected to be infected with coronavirus dies in Karnataka 's Kalaburagi [source]
  • 2 new cases in Latvia: part of a group traveling back from northern Italy [source]
  • 12 new cases in Singapore: 8 cases, including 3 Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) servicemen who were in France on duty, were imported. One other case is linked to the private dinner function at the Joy Garden restaurant at Safra Jurong, Singapore's biggest coronavirus cluster [source]
  • 4 new cases in Iceland, all related to international skiing trips [source]

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