- Associated Press - Monday, February 17, 2020

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 73,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it.

The latest figures reported by each government’s health authority as of Tuesday in Beijing:

- Mainland China: 1,868 deaths among 72,436 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei

- Hong Kong: 58 cases, 1 death

- Macao: 10



- Japan: 614 cases, including 542 from a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, 1 death

- Singapore: 81 cases

- Thailand: 35

- South Korea: 31

- Malaysia: 22

- Taiwan: 22 cases, 1 death

- Vietnam: 16 cases

- Germany: 16

- United States: 15 cases; separately, 1 U.S. citizen died in China

- Australia: 14 cases

- France: 12 cases, 1 death

- United Kingdom: 9 cases

- United Arab Emirates: 9

- Canada: 8

- Philippines: 3 cases, 1 death

- India: 3 cases

- Italy: 3

- Russia: 2

- Spain: 2

- Belgium: 1

- Nepal: 1

- Sri Lanka: 1

- Sweden: 1

- Cambodia: 1

- Finland: 1

- Egypt: 1

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