Mapping the spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. and worldwide
U.S. health officials have confirmed more than 100 cases of covid-19 across more than a dozen states. Nearly half involve passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship. Authorities confirmed the first U.S. death from covid-19 on Saturday in King County, Wash.
Health officials in Washington state, Oregon and California have identified cases among people who have not recently traveled to countries impacted by the outbreak nor come into contact with anyone known to be infected. Evidence suggested the virus may have spread undetected for weeks in Washington state.
More than 60 countries have confirmed new cases of the covid-19 since outbreak began in late 2019 in Wuhan, China, a city of 11 million and the capital of Hubei province.
The number of cases worldwide has increased …continued .
[Source: Washington Post]