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COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

Last updated: March 22, 2020, 11:40 GMT

Latest Updates

March 22 (GMT)

  • alert 1028 new cases and 129 new deaths in Iran [source]
  • 15 new cases in Tunisia [source]
  • 2693 new cases and 46 new deaths in the United States
    New deaths include:

    • 6 new deaths in Georgia [source]
    • 4 new deaths in California: including the 1st death in Monterey County (an adult with an underlying health condition)  [source]
    • 4 new deaths in Louisiana (the other 2 mentioned in the report have been already counted in yesterday’s totals for the state):  an 83-year-old Orleans Parish resident, a 50-year-old Orleans resident, a 77-year-old Jefferson Parish resident and a 90-year-old Orleans Parish resident. All aside from the 83-year-old individual had underlying medical conditions [source]
    • 3 new deaths in Michigan: a 52-year-old man with underlying health conditions  [source], the first death in West Michigan: a man in his 70s  [source] and an 90-year-old woman  [source]
    • 1 new death in Florida
    • 1 new death in Colorado [source]
    • 1 new death in Virginia, the 1st in Fairfax County: a man in his 60s who acquired COVID-19 through contact with a previously reported case [source]
    • 1 new death in Indiana [source]
    • 1 new death in Kentucky: a 67-year-old man from Anderson County with underlying health conditions  [source]
    • 1 new death in Kansas. Health officials have ordered Kansas City-area residents to stay at home for 30 days, starting Tuesday [source]
  • 362 new cases in Switzerland
  • 8 new cases in Morocco [source]
  • 66 new cases and 2 new deaths in Romania, the first two deaths in the country: a 67-year-old and a 74-year-old. Both had serious underlying conditions  [source]
  • 8 new cases in Bulgaria [source]
  • 12 new cases in Kuwait [source]
  • 22 new cases in Bahrain
  • 95 new cases in Iceland
  • 55 new cases in Norway
  • 3076 new cases in Spain
  • 71 new cases in Finland
  • 28 new cases and 2 new deaths in Hungary
  • 17 new cases in Serbia
  • 5 new cases in Georgia
  • 30 new cases in Armenia [source]
  • 32 new cases in Austria [source]
  • Bangladesh: 1 coronavirus suspected (not confirmed) death: a 61-year-old woman who had returned from London on March 4 and was suffering from fever, cough and breathing problems for several days before being admitted to the hospital on March 20 [source]
  • 1 new death in Malaysia [source]
  • 6 new cases in Lithuania [source]
  • 188 new cases in Thailand “Most of the new cases were found in Bangkok and were among young people who continue to have social activities, which can lead to more infections,” a senior Public Health Ministry official said [source]
  • 1 new case in Uzbekistan [source]
  • 3 new cases in Eswatini [source]
  • 2 new cases in Honduras [source]
  • 3 new cases in Aruba [source]
  • 14 new cases and 1 new death in Colombia (1st death in the country) [source]
  • 214 new cases in Australia. NSW will proceed to a more comprehensive shutdown of non-essential services over the next 48 hours [source] [source]
  • 25 new cases in Uruguay [source]
  • 67 new cases in Argentina [source]
  • 73 new cases and 6 new deaths in the Philippines [source]
  • 14 new cases in New Zealand [source]
  • 98 new cases and 2 new deaths in South Korea [source]
  • 46 new cases, 6 new deaths (5 in Hubei), and 504 new discharges occurred in China on March 21, as reported by the National Health Commission (NHC) of China. For the 4th day in a row, no new confirmed or suspected cases have been reported in Wuhan and in Hubei [source]


People may experience:
  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Difficulty breathing (severe cases)

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