President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
Confirmed Cases in 162 countries and territories around the world and 1 international conveyance (the Diamond Princess cruise ship harbored in Yokohama, Japan).
The day is reset after midnight GMT+0. The "New" columns for China display the previous day changes (as China reports after the day is over). For all other countries, the "New" columns display the changes for the current day while still in progress.
= all cases have had an outcome (there are no active cases)
The "New" columns for China display the previous day changes (as China reports after the day is over). For all other countries, the "New" columns display the changes for the current day while still in progress.
March 16 (GMT)
·"Countries must test. They can't fight this blindly. They need to find cases and isolate them. So my message to the Health Ministers today was to invest in testing. They must be able to test all suspected cases. We advise countries to stick to testing and continue with containment strategies, because we believe this virus is controllable if the right measures are taken." Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Director of WHO.
·152 new cases and 1 new death in the United Kingdom [source]
·1111 new cases and 1 new death in Germany [source]
·2 new cases in Iceland
·416 new cases and 3 new deaths in the United States. Starting immediately and for the next 8 weeks, CDC recommends canceling all events of 50 or more people [source] [source]
·15 new cases in India including the first case in Odisha: a student who returned from Italy on March 6, was screened at New Delhi, and was kept in quarantine along with others. After 6 days, on March 12, he took a train to Bhubaneswar. The day after, on March 13, he caught a cold and started sneezing and coughing. As his condition did not improve, he was admitted to the hospital on March 14. Family members are demanding that another test be conducted on him [source] [source] [source]