Still travelling or planning on it? COVID-19 cases by destination

2020-03-19 11:45 - Marisa Crous
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Currently, the coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 176 countries and territories around the world and one international conveyance (the Diamond Princess cruise ship harboured in Yokohama, Japan).

South Africa currently have 116 diagnosed cases. While many countries around the world have closed their borders or are restricting travel to curb the disease from spreading, others remain open to travellers or those travelling for business. 

WorldOMeter keeps a running total of the number of current cases, deaths and amount of recoveries of the virus. This is updated daily. Here are the number of cases per country* for travellers curious to know the risk of travelling to a particular destination: 

(*data as calculated in 19 March 2020)

Countries with a high number of cases:  

China - 80928

Italy - 35713

Iran - 17361

Spain - 14769

Germany - 12327

USA - 9464

France - 9134

South Korea - 8565

Switzerland - 3115

UK - 2626

Netherlands - 2051

Austria - 1646

Norway - 1591

Belgium - 1486

Sweden - 1301

Denmark - 1057

Japan - 986

Malaysia - 790

Countries with a low number of cases: 

Maldives - 13

Rwanda - 11

Nigeria - 8

Ghana - 7

Kenya - 7

Seychelles - 6

Mauritius - 3

Tanzania - 3

Namibia - 2

Nepal - 1

Fiji - 1

For the entire list, go here.