Latest Updates

March 28 (GMT)

  • alert 3809 new cases and 299 new deaths in France. The French government extends the lockdown in the country to April 15  [source[source]
  • alert 5909 new cases and 919 new deaths in Italy. Highest number of new deaths since the beginning of the epidemic in Italy [source] [video]. 46 doctors have died to date (with 4 additional deaths today). 6414 health workers have tested positive [source]
  • alert 13681 new cases and 231 new deaths in the United StatesNEW YORK (from New York Governor Cuomo daily briefing):
    • Apex of hospital need could be in 21 days from now in New York
    • All hospitals need to increase capacity by 50%, some by 100%
    • Need a total of 140,000 hospital beds. Currently have 53,000 (an additional 87,000 hospital beds are needed)
    • Need a total of 40,000 ICU beds. Currently have 3,000, with 3,000 ventilators. An additional 37,000 ICU beds are needed
    • Will use college dormitorieshotels, nursing homes, and all possible space by converting it to hospitals if needed in April
    • 138,376 people have been tested
    • Schools will stay closed for an additional 2 weeks after April 1, to then reassess the situation and extend again if needed. 180 days requirement has been waived
    • “This is not going to be a short deployment […] This is going to be weeks, and weeks, and weeks[…] This is a rescue mission you are on, to save lives. […] You are living a moment in history that will change and forge character”
  • 48 new cases in Colombia [source]
  • 32 new cases in Costa Rica [source]
  • 130 new cases and 1 new death in Pakistan [source]
  • 5 new cases in Côte d’Ivoire [source]
  • 5 new cases in Nigeria [source]
  • 3 new cases in Guatemala [source]
  • 23 new cases in Jordan [source]
  • 302 new cases and 3 new deaths in Ireland, 1 person in the north-west of the country and 2 females in the east [source]
  • 41 new cases and 6 new deaths in Egypt [source]
  • 263 new cases and 3 new deaths in Romania, an 81-year-old man from Bucharest [source]
  • 22 new cases in Channel Islands [source]
  • 16 new cases in Afghanistan [source]
  • 55 new cases in Peru [source]
  • 3 new cases in Madagascar [source]
  • 4 new cases in Rwanda [source]
  • 3 new cases in Myanmar [source]
  • 3 new cases in Maldives [source]
  • 41 new cases and 1 new death in Bosnia and Herzegovina: a 67-year-old man [source] [source]
  • 23 new cases and 2 new deaths in Lebanon [source]
  • 4 new cases in Georgia [source]
  • 72 new cases in the United Arab Emirates [source]
  • 16 new cases and 2 new deaths in Cyprus, 76-year-old Cypriot woman with underlying health problems, and 47-year-old man from Greece [source]
  • 59 new cases and 1 new death in Lithuania [source] [source]
  • 71 new cases and 1 new death in Serbia: a 62-year-old man [source]
  • 58 new cases and 10 new deaths in Morocco [source]
  • 9 new cases in Monaco [source]
  • 160 new cases in India. According to reports from states cited by The Times of India, as of the end of Thursday, March 27 there were 727 total cases and 20 deaths in India. The discrepancy with the official numbers (which are lower for both counts) can be explained with a lag in reporting affecting the national aggregate. We are working on implementing a tracker by state so we can independently verify the data and report it at the state level with statistics and graphs [source] [source] [source]
  • 354 new cases in Czechia [source]
  • 6 new cases in Montenegro [source]
  • 2 new cases in Saint Barthélemy [source]
  • 243 new cases and 1 new death in South Africa: 1st death in the country, a 48-year-old woman with underlying conditions. Earlier, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize had announced the death of two patients but later retracted  [source] [source] [source]
  • 3 new cases in Eswatini [source]
  • 13 new cases in Qatar [source]
  • 192 new cases and 2 new deaths in Ecuador [source]
  • 152 new cases and 6 new deaths in Luxembourg [source]
  • 4 new cases in Greenland [source]
  • 91 new cases in Croatia [source]
  • 22 new cases and 1 new death in Moldova: a 79-year-old woman who had worked in the medical system and had suffered from other conditions [source]
  • 13 new cases in Cuba [source]
  • 13 new cases and 1 new death in Uzbekistan, a 72-year-old woman with chronic diseases who got infected from her daughter who had returned from Turkey on March 12  [source] [source] [source]
  • 20 new cases in Gibraltar [source]
  • 29 new cases in Bulgaria [source]
  • 28 new cases and 2 new deaths in Burkina Faso [source]
  • 304 new cases and 1 new death in Chile [source]
  • 43 new cases in Azerbaijan [source]
  • 15 new cases in San Marino [source]
  • 88 new cases in Iceland [source]
  • 1 new case and 1 new death in Trinidad and Tobago [source]
  • 10 new cases in Réunion [source]
  • 83 new cases and 2 new deaths in Finland [source]
  • 6 new cases in Zambia [source]
  • 93 new cases and 10 new deaths in the Dominican Republic [source]
  • 49 new cases in Singapore [source]
  • 13 new cases in Mauritius [source]
  • 1 new case in Nepal [source]
  • 43 new cases in Andorra [source]
  • 1 new case in China, Macao SAR [source]
  • 92 new cases in Saudi Arabia [source]
  • 1 new death in Argentina: a doctor from Cipolleti [source]
  • 7 new cases in Mali [source]
  • 30 new cases in Ukraine [source]
  • 1 new case in Djibouti [source]
  • 18 new cases in the Republic of North Macedonia [source]
  • 8 new cases in Bahrain [source]
  • 39 new cases in Armenia [source]
  • 37 new cases in Estonia [source]
  • 1 new case in Honduras [source]
  • 1 new case in Cambodia [source]
  • 5 new cases in Malta [source]
  • 76 new cases and 4 new deaths in Iraq [source]
  • 70 new cases and 3 new deaths in Slovenia [source]
  • alert UK: Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Matt Hancock test positive for coronavirus  [source] [source]
  • 12 new cases and 2 new deaths in Albania: an 85-year-old man and a 66-year-old person, both with underlying health issues [source] [source]
  • 10 new cases in Vietnam [source]
  • 8 new cases in Belarus [source]
  • 1 new case in Togo [source]
  • 14 new cases in Senegal [source]
  • 3 new cases in Isle of Man [source]
  • 4 new cases in Guinea [source]
  • 43 new cases in Slovakia [source]
  • alert 2926 new cases and 144 new deaths in Iran [source]
  • 4 new cases in Faeroe Islands [source]
  • 1 new case in Brunei Darussalam [source]
  • 14 new cases in Mayotte [source]
  • 4 new cases in Ghana [source]
  • 17 new cases in Kuwait [source]
  • 130 new cases and 3 new deaths in Malaysia. Including a death of a 35-year-old Malaysian man who had traveled to Indonesia earlier this month, began to have symptoms on March 13, was admitted to the Kuala Lumpur Hospital on March 18, tested positive on March 20, and died on March 26 [source] [source] [source]
  • 30 new cases and 1 new death in Tunisia [source]
  • 22 new cases in Oman [source]
  • 5 new cases in the State of Palestine [source]
  • 4 new cases in Ethiopia [source]
  • 1 new case in Somalia [source]
  • 196 new cases in Russia [source]
  • 14 new cases in Kyrgyzstan [source]
  • 36 new cases in Latvia [source]
  • 2 new cases in Zimbabwe [source]
  • 1 new case in New Caledonia [source]
  • 13 new cases and 1 new death in Cameroon [source]
  • 4 new cases in Uganda [source]
  • 15 new cases in Taiwan [source]
  • 91 new cases and 1 new death in Thailand [source]
  • 39 new cases in Hungary [source]
  • 1 new case in Bhutan [source]
  • 11 new cases in Paraguay [source]
  • 110 new cases and 2 new deaths in Mexico [source]
  • 1 new death in Nicaragua. First death in the country [source]
  • 55 new cases (of which 54 imported), 5 new deaths, and 537 new discharges occurred in China on March 26, as reported by the National Health Commission (NHC) of China [source]

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