and infected nearly 65,000 people. Cases have been confirmed in the US, Europe, and Australia, where the disease exhibits pneumonia-like symptoms. It was first reported to the World Health Organization on December 31, with Chinese scientists linking the disease to a family of viruses known as coronaviruses, including deadly SARS and Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome (MERS).
From 4:43 PM PT Thursday the dashboard showed 1,489 deaths, 63,686 confirmed cases in mainland China, 58 in Singapore, 53 in Hong Kong, 33 in Thailand and 15 in the US. The dashboard also shows 218 confirmed cases in other areas, such as the Diamond Princess cruise ship.
The dashboard shows that the virus has spread to nearly 30 countries, with 6,984 people recovered from the virus.
Originally published January 24.
Update, January 27: Update information on deaths and cases of Coronavirus.
Update, February 13: Update information on deaths and cases of Coronavirus.