Latest coronavirus case numbers by country

The World Health Organisation has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it.

The latest figures reported by each government's health authority as of Saturday in Beijing:

- Mainland China: 1523 deaths among 66,492 cases, mostly in the central province of Hubei.

- Hong Kong: 56 cases, 1 death

- Macao: 10

- Japan: 262, including 218 from a cruise ship docked in Yokohama, 1 death

- Singapore: 67

- Thailand: 34

- South Korea: 28

- Malaysia: 21

- Taiwan: 18

- Vietnam: 16

- Germany: 16

- United States: 15. Separately, one US citizen died in China

- Australia: 15

- France: 11

- United Kingdom: 9

- United Arab Emirates: 8

- Canada: 8

- Philippines: 3 cases, including 1 death

- India: 3

- Italy: 3

- Russia: 2

- Spain: 2

- Belgium: 1

- Nepal: 1

- Sri Lanka: 1

- Sweden: 1

- Cambodia: 1

- Finland: 1

- Egypt: 1