Daily report (8 Feb 2020)
Admin • February 8, 2020live reports
• No new countries reported cases of 2019-nCoV in the past 24 hours.
• Update on Cruise Ship Diamond Princess: On 9 February, Japanese National Health Authorities provided WHO with a detailed update on the situation of the Cruise Ship Diamond Princess, currently harboured in Yokohama, Japan. Following confirmation of a case of 2019-nCoV, all crew and passengers are being quarantined for a 14-day period on board the vessel, asked to stay in their cabins and to wear a mask when leaving their cabin. All crew and passengers are closely followed-up and are medically examined and tested for 2019-nCoV when displaying any signs or symptoms suggestive of 2019- nCoV disease.
The quarantine period will come to an end on 19 February. Epidemiological and environmental investigations are ongoing. As of 8 February, 64 individuals were found to have been infected with 2019-nCoV among passengers and crew members. All individuals testing positive were disembarked and admitted for medical care in infectious disease hospitals in the Yokohama area. Close contacts of the infected passengers are asked to remain in quarantine for 14 days from last contact with a confirmed case. Thus, the quarantine period will be extended beyond the 19 February as appropriate only for close contacts of newly confirmed cases.
Reported incidence of confirmed novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) cases
Case statistics in China
|Hong Kong SAR||13|
Case statistics (worldwide)
|Total (new) cases
outside of China
cases with site
|Republic Of Korea||24||11||11||2||0|
|United States of America||12||10||2||0||0|
|The United Kingdom||3||1||2***||0||0|
|United Arab Emirates||7||5||0||2||0|
|International conveyance (Japan)||64**||0||0||64||0|
Case classifications are based on WHO case definitions for 2019-nCoV. †Location of transmission is classified based on WHO analysis of available official data, and may be subject to reclassification as additional data become available. ‡Confirmed cases in China include cases confirmed in Hong Kong SAR (26 confirmed cases, 1 death), Macao SAR (10 confirmed cases) and Taipei and environs (17 confirmed cases). §The exposure occurred in Germany. Cases identified on a cruise ship currently in Japanese territorial waters. The exposure for one of the two cases occurred outside of the United Kingdom. ††Modified based on updated information.