Countries and regions affected by the new Corona virus


The new Corona virus has targeted a group of specific countries and other regions, since it appeared in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019.

Published Agency “France Presse”, this evening, Wednesday, a list of countries that have reported infection with the new “Corona” virus, similar to the “SARS” virus.
The agency stated that the countries and regions are:

1- China

China has confirmed that 5,974 people were injured, of whom 132 died, according to the latest toll, today, Wednesday.

Most of the victims in Wuhan, located in Hubei Province, are the epicenter of the disease. Ten cases have been registered in the Hong Kong Autonomous Region, most of whom had visited Wuhan recently.

7 cases were recorded in Macau, which is frequently visited by visitors from mainland China. The first case was discovered on January 22 by a 52-year-old woman who arrived in this special administrative region of China three days ago by train from the neighboring Chinese city of Jihai.

Asian and Pacific Countries

1- Thailand

On January 28, the Thai authorities announced 14 confirmed cases. It is the most affected country after China. The injured are Chinese, with the exception of a Thai in the 73rd who arrived from Wuhan this month.

2- Taiwan

Eight injuries have been recorded in Taiwan so far, the last of which was for Chinese, who arrived on the island on January 22 with a group of tourists.

3- Singapore

So far, Singapore has reported ten people infected with the virus, all from Wuhan.

4- Japan

Japanese health authorities confirmed on Tuesday that they had discovered a seventh infection, one of which was a person who had not traveled to China recently.

The victim, sixty, drove vehicles carrying tourists from Wuhan earlier this month. A woman working as a tour guide on the bus was also infected.


Seven injuries were confirmed and hospitalized, with stable condition.


Seven injuries were reported in Malaysia, all of them Chinese, on leave from Wuhan.

South Korea

The South Korean media reported Monday, the day before yesterday, that four cases, including three Chinese and a South Korean, had all been reported from Wuhan.


Vietnam confirmed two injuries. She is a Chinese, a man who arrived from Wuhan on January 13 and his son who lives in Ho Chi Minh and was infected.


On January 27, the Cambodian Ministry of Health announced the first infection of a 60-year-old man from Wuhan.


The first injury was announced on January 24 in Nepal, to a 32-year-old man who returned from Wuhan on the ninth of the same month, who received treatment and was discharged from hospital.

Sri Lanka

The first infection was confirmed in this country on January 27, and it is a 43-year-old Chinese tourist from Hubei Province.

The Americas

1- United States

The United States confirmed five injuries to people “all traveled directly to Wuhan,” according to the authorities.

2- Canada

Canada announced the first infection on Monday of a man who had returned from Wuhan to Toronto, possibly transmitting the infection to his wife, whose infection has not been confirmed yet. She confirmed the injury of a man who had also recently arrived from China, on Tuesday.


1- France

Four confirmed cases of coronavirus. The first three injuries, the first in Europe, were confirmed on January 24, one in Bordeaux and the other in Paris. The three had traveled to China recently.

The fourth case was announced yesterday, when a Chinese tourist was taken to a hospital in Paris in serious condition.

2- Finland

Wednesday’s first injury confirmed to a Chinese tourist from Wuhan.

3- Germany

Four cases in Bavaria, they were taken to hospital. They are employees of a company where the first case was discovered. Health authorities said that one of them received an infection from one of his Chinese colleagues during a rehabilitation session, which constitutes the first human infection on European soil.

– Middle east

– The United Arab Emirates

On Wednesday, at least four injuries were confirmed, all of them to a Chinese family from Wuhan.


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