Covid-19: Daily Update – 10 March

Introducing Evaluate's Covid-19 daily roundup, a data-driven analysis of new Covid-19 cases in the world's top 20 economies.

Analysis

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The number of new Covid-19 cases reported breached the 4,000 mark today, as the world saw a sharp increase in cases from Spain and Italy, prompting the Italian government to initiate a complete lockdown of the country.

Asia – Cases in China, Japan and South Korea continued to slow as the countries’ containment measures blunted the impact of the virus.

Europe – Italian cases continued to accelerate, with one of the largest daily jumps since the outbreak was announced. In Spain new cases soared to 615, compared with a seven-day average of 156. Germany reported its first two deaths as new cases hit 237. France saw 286 new cases against a seven-day average of 176, while the UK saw a modest rise in diagnoses to 48, against a seven-day average of 40.

US – The continued rollout of testing kits saw the US record its highest daily count.

ROW – Turkey continued to report no known cases, despite its proximity to the Iran border, while Australia and Canada saw significant rises in new cases versus seven-day averages.

        Coronavirus in top 20 economic powers        
                     Country                                           Total cases                                           New daily cases: as of 10 Mar                                           New daily cases: 7-day avg                                           New cases vs 7-day average                     
World 114,243 4,549 3,369 Up 
China 80,879 20 88 Down
Italy 9,172 1,797 1,048 Up
South Korea 7,513 131 386 Down
France 1,412 286 176 Up 
Spain 1,204 615 156 Up
Germany 1,139 237 140 Up
US 754 200 93 Up
Japan 514 26 37 Down
Switzerland 374 42 49 Down
United Kingdom 321 48 40 Up
Netherlands 321 56 43 Up
Australia 100 20 10 Up
Canada 77 15 7 Up
India 44 10 7 Up
Brazil 25 - 5 -
Russia 20 10 6 Up
Mexico 7 - 2 -
Indonesia 6 - 2 -
Turkey 0 - - -
Source: ECDC.

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