Epidemiologist Daily Update

9th April 2020 (Last Updated April 9th, 2020 09:36)

9 April 

There are more than 1.44 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 globally, with the US accounting for nearly 400,000 cases.

In Europe, confirmed cases continue to climb. Spain now has more confirmed cases of Covid-19 than Italy with 146,690 cases.

However, trend analysis of Spain shows it may be at the peak, as daily confirmed new cases have generally decreased for the past week.

Global deaths also continue to rise with more than 17,000 deaths in Italy, more than 14,500 in Spain, and over 10,300 in France.

In the US the death toll has surpassed 10,000 with New York City the hardest hit location in the US accounting for more than 4,000 deaths.

Topias Lemetyinen, MPH, Managing Epidemiologist, GlobalData