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Coronavirus infections outside of mainland China have passed 1,000

The novel coronavirus has infected more than 75,000 people and caused over 2,000 deaths — the vast majority of cases and all but six deaths in mainland China.

The novel coronavirus has infected more than 75,000 people and caused over 2,000 deaths — the vast majority of cases and all but six deaths in mainland China.

A spike in infections in Singapore, Japan, South Korea and onboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship has pushed the total number of cases outside mainland China to at least 1,011 as of today.

More than half of the cases outside mainland China — a total of 545 — are linked to the Diamond Princess, anchored off Yokohama, Japan as passengers begin to leave a 14-day quarantine today.

Other than the Diamond Princess, the places with the largest number of cases are:

Singapore: 81 cases

Japan: 68 cases, 1 death

Hong Kong: 62 cases, 2 deaths

South Korea: 46 cases

Thailand: 35 cases

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