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Live map: Global spread of coronavirus

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Filed on February 18, 2020 | Last updated on February 18, 2020 at 09.30 am
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(Image: Johns Hopkins University)

The real-time map shows the latest spread of the coronavirus globally.

 The new coronavirus that emerged in central China at the end of last year has now killed nearly 1,800 people and spread around the world.

The latest figures from China show there are more than 70,500 people infected in the country.

(Coronavirus: Everything you need to know about the Covid-19 Wuhan virus outbreak)

Outside mainland China, there have been about 900 infections reported in nearly 30 locations. Taiwan, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Japan have each reported one fatality, while France on Saturday announced the first death outside Asia, an elderly Chinese tourist.

Here are the areas where COVID-19, the virus's official designation, has been confirmed:

As of Monday, 70,548 people had been infected across China, the majority in and around Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, where the outbreak was first reported.

Most of the 1,770 who have died in mainland China were in that region, but officials have confirmed multiple deaths elsewhere, including the capital Beijing. The fatalities include a US citizen.

Here are the places that have confirmed cases of the coronavirus:

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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