coronavirus memes, Countries around the globe have increased travel restrictions to the infected mainland China and Hubei province -- with the U.S. State Department increasing its advisory to level 4: Do Not Travel. STATE DEPARTMENT, CITING CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK, RAISES CHINA TRAVEL ADVISORY: 'DO NOT TRAVEL' U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have advised travelers to avoid all nonessential travel to the country. Coronavirus has now infected more people in China than were sickened during the SARS outbreak in the early 2000s. No deaths have been reported outside of the country.
coronavirus memes - This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP) Here are the latest figures. How many have been infected or have died? The death toll from the virus has increased to 213 on Friday, with a total of 9,692 infected. The number of cases has increased more than tenfold in a week, with 43 new deaths reported on Friday, the most in a 24-hour-period.
coronavirus memes, TRUMP SAYS US WORKING CLOSELY WITH CHINA ON CORONAVIRUS Where is the virus? Roughly 99 percent of new cases have appeared in China with the vast majority of the cases in Hubei province and its provincial capital, Wuhan. The virus has been reported in at least 16 countries globally. The United States currently has six cases of the virus: two in California, one in Arizona, one in Washington and two in Illinois, health officials say. The sixth case was confirmed Thursday in a Chicago resident, who is the spouse of the first confirmed travel-related case in Illinois. The new case marks the first in the U.S. that occurred via person-to-person transmission, CDC officials said.
coronavirus memes - The United Kingdom announced on Friday it has two cases of the virus, who are reportedly members of the same family. The patients are receiving specialist NHS [National Health Service] care, and we are using tried and tested infection control procedures to prevent further spread of the virus, said Chris Whitty, England's Chief Medical Officer. France -- 6 cases Thailand -- 19 Australia -- 7 Germany -- 6 Canada -- 3 Japan -- 16 Malaysia -- 8 South Korea -- 11 Taiwan -- 9 United Arab Emirates -- 4
coronavirus memes - Vietnam -- 5 Sri Lanka -- 1 Philippines -- 1 Nepal -- 1 Malaysia -- 8 Finland --1 Cambodia -- 1 India -- 1 Singapore -- 16 Italy -- 2 What are the current travel restrictions? Officials at the CDC have advised travelers to avoid all nonessential travel to the country. The U.S. State Department raised its China travel advisory to Level 4: Do Not Travel. The U.S. expanded the screening of travelers arriving from Wuhan from five to 20 airports. Those currently in China should consider departing using commercial means. The Department of State has requested that all non-essential U.S. government personnel defer travel to China in light of the novel coronavirus, The advisory said.