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Top 15 countries with confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths

Source: PT Research Desk

Source: PT Research Desk

The number of novel coronavirus cases is rising rapidly in some countries and states, while in others the rate of new confirmed cases is slowing down.

Here are the countries with most confirmed cases and the number of deaths from COVID-19 as of 8 am, today, March 13, 2020.

  Country Confirmed cases Deaths
1 Mainland China 80,809 3,170
2 Italy 15,113 1,016
3 Iran 11,364 514
4 South Korea 7,979 67
5 Spain 3,879 90
6 France 2,876 61
7 Germany 2,745 6
8 United States of America 1,731 41
9 Norway 875 1
10 Switzerland 868 7
11 Diamond Princess Cruise 697 7
12 Japan 690 19
13 Sweden 687 1
14 Denmark 674 0
15 Netherlands 614 5

After the case of the Diamond Princess Cruise, it was such an unprecedented scenario that it was given its own stats and ranking amongst the global rankings.

Outside of the top 15 countries, some countries have recorded more than five deaths. These are:

  1. The United Kingdom has 590 confirmed cases with 10 deaths.
  2. Sab Marino has 72 confirmed cases and five deaths.
  3. The Philippines has 52 confirmed cases and five deaths

The total number of confirmed cases globally is 136,907 and the number of deaths is 5,066. That makes the world death rate of 3.7 %.

SOURCE: Pharmaceutical Technology Research Desk and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

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