Picture CoronaVirus Destruction of the world loss of life and economy Covida 19

Picture CoronaVirus Destruction of the world loss of life and economy Covida 19

While the vast majority of cases are in China, the virus, which causes pneumonia-like symptoms, is now spreading faster outside the country than within.

Here are 11 maps and charts that will help you understand what is going on.

1. Cases outside China continue to grow

About 80,700 people in China have been infected with coronavirus since its emergence in the city of Wuhan, Hubei province, in December.

But there have also been 18,000 cases outside China, according to World Health Organization (WHO) figures.

South Korea, Italy and Iran have been worst affected, with more than 6,200 cases in South Korea, almost 4,000 in Italy and more than 3,500 in Iran.

However, infectious disease specialists at Imperial College London estimate about two thirds of cases originating in mainland China remain undetected worldwide.

This could mean "multiple chains of as yet undetected human-to-human transmission" internationally, they say.

The first case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Oklahoma, according to Oklahoma's Governor Kevin Stitt, and state and local health leaders.

During a press conference on Friday, March 6, officials announced the first confirmed case was in Tulsa County.

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The individual, a man in his 50s, recently traveled to Italy, officials said. The man arrived in Tulsa on Feb. 23 and became sick on Feb. 29.

There is no evidence of community spread and the risk to the public is low, officials said.

As of Friday morning, there were still two people under investigation pending results on the coronavirus, COVID-19, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health's website.

Until now, five cases have tested negative, officials say, with four people under investigation for coronavirus with pending tests.

Officials say they are working with partners across the state and Tulsa Health Department, and others, to make sure they are monitoring travelers.

As of Friday morning, officials say they have opened the state laboratory and testing as the need arises.

With spring break approaching, officials encourage travelers to be aware of destinations.

Tulsa Health Department has established a call center that Tulsans can call at 918-595-9355. The center is open through 7 p.m.

The coronavirus outbreak globally has now killed more than 3,400 people.

Officials say symptoms of the COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, include fever, cough and shortness of breath.

Health officials are advising any travelers returning from China to get screened.

Click here for the Oklahoma State Department of Health's coronavirus website.

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