Confirmed cases leapt on 12 February after China changed its methodology

60 thousand

12 February

59,805

Chinese authorities change the way they calculate the figures

50

40

30

China

20

10

Other locations

523

548

0

22

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26

28

30

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3

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January

February

Guardian graphic. Source: Johns Hopkins CSSE. Note: cases in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan counted outside mainland China. Data correct as of 12 February

Deaths from the coronavirus rose to 1,368 by 12 February

1,500

1,368

1,250

1 February

First death is reported outside China

1,000

750

500

250

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22

24

26

28

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January

February

Guardian graphic. Source: Johns Hopkins CSSE. Note: all but two of the deaths have occurred in China. Data correct as of 12 February

Confirmed cases leapt on 12 February after China changed its methodology

Deaths from the coronavirus rose to 1,368 by 12 February

1,500

60 thousand

12 February

59,805

1,368

1,250

50

Chinese authorities change the way they calculate the figures

1 February

First death is reported outside China

40

1,000

30

750

China

20

500

10

250

Other locations

523

548

0

0

22

24

26

28

30

1

3

5

7

9

11

22

24

26

28

30

1

3

5

7

9

11

January

February

January

February

Guardian graphic. Source: Johns Hopkins CSSE. Note: all but two of the deaths have occurred in China. Data correct as of 12 February

Guardian graphic. Source: Johns Hopkins CSSE. Note: cases in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan counted outside mainland China. Data correct as of 12 February