With the spread of the coronavirus on a pandemic level, following the most recent news about the development of the disease has become increasingly important. Knowing if any cases were confirmed in your area will help you follow all the necessary precautions to protect yourself from the virus. In this article, we’ll direct you to a convenient online map that records the most recent updates about the coronavirus and helps you visualize the spread of the disease and follow the crucial statistics about the virus.
Current General Info About COVID-19
As we write this article, the COVID-19 coronavirus has spread through 108 countries and regions across all continents inhabited by humans, with approximately 4 thousand new cases of the virus being confirmed around the globe each day.
The virus seems to be the most dangerous to senior citizens and people suffering from preexisting conditions, particularly but not limited to cardiovascular issues, diabetes, respiratory conditions, and hypertension, with most fatal cases happening in these population groups. To learn more about the coronavirus itself, consider reading our article Everything You Need to Know About the Coronaviruses.
Currently, there is no vaccine for the virus, and so doctors are instructing people to avoid close contact with other people, keep away from large gatherings of people, and to wash their hands more frequently. Here are the handwashing guidelines published by the WHO completed with a tutorial for proper handwashing.
Online Map With Recent Coronavirus Updates
Those of you who’d like to follow the most recent coronavirus updates for free can do so by visiting the following website through this highlighted link: Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases
This website includes an interactive world map with circles of various sizes showing the spread of the virus throughout the world. You can switch between a map reflecting all the cases (click on “Cumulative Confirmed Cases”) or currently active cases (click on “Active Cases”) at the bottom of the map.
Image Source: Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE
You can also click on any of the circles, and the statistics for the specific country or location will appear.
To both sides of the map, the website also offers updated statistical information: a full list of recorded cases divided by country, the number of recovered and fatal cases, all also divided by country, and charts reflecting the progression of the virus, e.g. how many new cases of the coronavirus are recorded each day.
All in all, this online map is capable of showing you the spread of the virus worldwide and in specific locations, which will ultimately help you avoid traveling to potentially dangerous locations as well as keep informed of the global progression of the coronavirus. So stay safe - and stay healthy!