Coronavirus map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases, per country

Here's how many coronavirus cases per country have been confirmed. This map is updated daily.

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By Jiachuan Wu and Nigel Chiwaya

Health officials worldwide are working to contain cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus that originated in China.

This map is updated once a day, before 11:30 a.m. ET, with the latest numbers from NBC News and the Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center.

Over 20 million people have been sickened and more than 700,000 have died of the coronavirus since the start of January, according to NBC News and Johns Hopkins University.

COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in at least 200 countries and territories. More than 80 countries have more than 10,000 cases, and close to 50 countries have reported 1,000-plus coronavirus deaths.

See how the pandemic shifted from China to the rest of the world:

And see the total number of cases in countries of note:

While earliest outbreaks of the virus were located in mainland China, the number of new cases in China have tapered off as new cases in the rest of the world continue to rise. The chair of the WHO emergency committee said on January 23 that it was "too early" to call the coronavirus an emergency, and on January 30 on the organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a global public health emergency. On March 11, WHO labeled the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic and on March 13 President Donald Trump declared a national emergency in the United States. On May 27, reported coronavirus deaths in the U.S. topped 100,000. See NBC News' day-by-day timeline of the coronavirus pandemic.

See the numbers for reported deaths in countries around the world.

The Chinese government, which is looking to avoid a repeat of the 2003 SARS outbreak, warned officials not to cover up the spread of the virus. The South China Morning Post reported that Beijing said anyone who withheld information would be “the sinner of a millennium to the party and the people” and would be “nailed on the pillar of shame for eternity.”

Read NBC News’ coverage of the coronavirus, see charts showing number of new confirmed cases per day globally and in the U.S., and see a map of world deaths due to coronavirus.

Joe Murphy contributed.