20 countries confirm first coronavirus cases in 7 days
The outbreaks are centered largely around Italy and Iran
In the past week, 20 countries have confirmed their first coronavirus cases. The countries are Lebanon, Oman, Israel, Afghanistan, Greece, Denmark, Austria, Estonia, Romania, Pakistan, Norway, Spain, Brazil, Switzerland and others.
The outbreaks are centered largely around Italy and Iran; Italy now has 400 cases and 12 deaths. Several countries have begun closing borders and implementing travel bans to contain the spread of the virus.