New cases of infection with a novel strain of coronavirus, which emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan, are being reported daily around the world.
In China, at least 425 people have died, the government said on Tuesday. At least 20,438 people have been infected across the country.
Scores of cases have also been confirmed in several countries in the Asia-Pacific region as well as Europe, North America and the Middle East.
Here are the countries and territories that have so far confirmed cases of the new coronavirus:
Australia – 12
Australia has confirmed 12 cases of the virus as of February 2: Four in New South Wales, four in Victoria, two in South Australia and two in Queensland.
Most of the patients arrived in the country from Wuhan or Hubei province.
Belgium – 1
Belgium said on February 4 that one of nine repatriated Belgians from Wuhan has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Cambodia – 1
Cambodia confirmed its first case of coronavirus on January 27.
Minister of Health Mam Bunheng said the patient was a 60-year-old Chinese national in the coastal city of Sihanoukville.
Canada – 4
Canada has confirmed four cases of the coronavirus as of February 2.
China – 20,438
As of the end of February 3, the number of people infected was confirmed at 20,438 in mainland China, most of them in and around Wuhan.
At least 425 people have died, nearly all of them in Hubei Province, but officials have confirmed a number of deaths elsewhere, including in the capital Beijing.
The city of Macau, a gambling hub hugely popular with mainland tourists, has confirmed 10 cases.
Hong Kong reported its first death from the disease on Tuesday of a man who had travelled from Wuhan. Some 15 people are known to have been infected, with hundreds of suspected cases reported.
Finland – 1
A Chinese tourist who was admitted to hospital for tests has been confirmed as having been infected with the coronavirus.
The patient is said to be a 32-year-old woman from Wuhan.
France – 6
There are six confirmed cases of the coronavirus in France, the first European country to be affected. The most recent was a doctor who contracted the virus after treating patients.
France’s health minister has said it is likely that there will be more cases and that authorities are surveying everyone the patients have come into contact with since arriving in France.
Germany – 12
Germany has registered 12 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, with a majority of the patients in the southern state of Bavaria.
India – 3
On February 3, a third positive case of the coronavirus was reported in India’s southern state of Kerala, the country’s health ministry said.
All three are students who returned from Wuhan, according to local media.
The first case, reported on January 30, was a student at Wuhan University who returned to Kerala.
Italy – 2
Doctors confirmed on January 30 that two Chinese tourists had tested positive for the coronavirus in Italy.
The tourists, reportedly a husband and wife, were being held in isolation in the Spallanzani Infectious Diseases Institute in Rome.
Police sealed off the room they had been staying in at a hotel in the centre of the capital and other Chinese tourists who had arrived in Italy as part of the same tour group were being tested for the virus, Italian media said.
Japan – 20
On February 1, Japan’s health ministry reported three new cases, bringing the number of infections in the country to 20, including two cases of human-to-human transmission in the country.
The new cases were three people who returned from Wuhan on government-chartered flights.
Malaysia – 10
Malaysia on February 4 confirmed its first citizen to be infected locally with the new coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 10. All other cases involve Chinese citizens.
Nepal – 1
Nepal said on January 24 that a 32-year-old man arriving from Wuhan had tested positive for coronavirus.
The patient, who was initially quarantined, recovered and was discharged. The government said surveillance has been increased at the airport “and suspicious patients entering Nepal are being monitored”.
The Philippines – 2
Philippine health officials confirmed the first death from coronavirus outside China on February 2.
The man who died was the 44-year-old partner of a woman who was diagnosed with the coronavirus on January 30. She remains in stable condition in hospital.
The couple had arrived in the Philippines on January 21, travelling through Cebu and Negros before arriving in the capital, Manila.
Russia – 2
Russia has reported its first two cases of coronavirus on January 31.
Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said the infected patients were Chinese nationals who had now been isolated.
Golikova said the patients were in the Zabaikalsky region, which borders China, and in the Tyumen region, bordering Kazakhstan.
Singapore – 24
Singapore on February 4 announced the first local transmission of the deadly virus, with the health ministry reporting six more patients. Four of the latest cases involved human-to-human transmission in the city-state, bringing the total number of infections to 24.
South Korea – 16
On February 4, South Korea said a 42-year-old woman tested positive for coronavirus after visiting Thailand, bringing the number of cases in the country to 16.
Spain – 1
Spain reported its first case on January 31 in a man on the island of La Gomera in the Canaries. He was one of five people isolated after coming into contact with an infected German man.
Sri Lanka – 1
Sri Lanka confirmed its first case of coronavirus on January 27.
The patient was identified as a 43-year-old Chinese woman from Hubei Province who had arrived in Sri Lanka as a tourist. She was admitted to the Infectious Diseases Hospital.
Sweden – 1
On January 31, Sweden’s Public Health Agency said a woman had tested positive for coronavirus and was being kept isolated at a hospital in southern Sweden.
The woman had visited the Wuhan area in China and began coughing after she arrived in Sweden. She contacted a hospital in southern Sweden, where she is being treated. She is not gravely ill, the agency said.
Taiwan – 10
Taiwan has confirmed 10 cases, including two Chinese women in their 70s who arrived in the country as part of a tour group.
Thailand – 25
Thailand confirmed six new cases on February 4, four of them Thai nationals and two Chinese, bringing the total number of coronavirus patients in the country to 25.
United Arab Emirates – 5
The UAE confirmed its fifth case on February 1 in a Chinese national who came from Wuhan. UAE authorities previously said at least four Chinese nationals from one family had been confirmed to have coronavirus.
They were the first cases reported in the Middle East.
United Kingdom – 2
The UK confirmed its first two cases of coronavirus on January 31 in two patients from the same family in England.
“The patients are receiving specialist NHS 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.
“The NHS is extremely well-prepared and used to managing infections and we are already working rapidly to identify any contact the patients had, to prevent further spread,” he added.
United States – 11
The US confirmed 11 cases of the virus on February 2. There are six in California, two in Illinois, one in Arizona, one in Massachusetts and one in Washington state.
Vietnam – 10
A 30-year-old Vietnamese man, who returned from Wuhan, and one more unidentified person tested positive for coronavirus on February 4, bringing the number of infected people to ten.