The novel coronavirus has killed more than 6,400 worldwide, according to an estimate from John Hopkins University, which is tracking cases reported by the World Health Organization and additional sources.
There are over 3,400 coronavirus infections in the US, and 65 people have died. The US has declared a national emergency.
More countries are enacting border or travel restrictions
There have now been more reported cases of the novel coronavirus outside of mainland China than inside, according to numbers from the World Health Organization and public health agencies tracked by CNN.
While China, the early epicenter of the outbreak, has still had more confirmed infections than any other country — over 80,000 — cases in several other countries have surged in recent days.
Italy now has more than 24,000 cases, while Iran has almost 14,000, and Spain has at least 7,000.
On February 26, the WHO reported for the first time that the majority of new cases per day had come from outside of China.
The trend has continued as newly confirmed cases in China have dwindled in recent days, while other countries have discovered thousands of new infections – including the United States, which has now reported more than 3,400 cases.
US coronavirus cases now above 3,400, death toll rises to 65
There are at least 3,482 cases of the novel coronavirus in the United States, according to state and local health agencies, governments and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
According to CNN Health’s tally of US cases that are detected and tested in the United States through US public health systems, there are now cases in 49 states, the District of Columbia and other US territories.
In total, 65 people have died from the novel coronavirus in the US. At this stage, West Virginia is the only state yet to report a case of coronavirus.
Italy cases spike
Italy on Sunday announced 368 new fatalities in just 24 hours, bringing the total death toll in the country to 1,809. The total number of cases there reached 24,747, with an increase of 3,590 new cases recorded in 24 hours, according to the country’s Civil Protection Department.
More countries are enacting border or travel restrictions. Lebanon announced a two-week lockdown, closing its airport, borders and ports, and people there are obligated to stay in their homes. The UK is advising against “all but essential travel to the USA.” Iraq is restricting movement in Baghdad for nearly a week, Colombia will block entry for all non-residents and require residents who enter the country to self-isolate for 14 days, and Germany is restricting border access with France, Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg. Mexico is asking citizens to avoid non-essential travel, and the Czech Republic is shutting down public services to prevent the virus spreading.