Cumulative number of reported suspect and probable cases (SARS)
From: 1 Feb 2003 To: 21 Mar 2003, 15:00 GMT+1
Country Cumulative number of case(s) § Number of deaths Local transmission Canada 9 2 Yes China + Germany 1 0 None* Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China 203 6** Yes Italy 1 0 None* Republic of Ireland 1 0 None* Singapore 39 0 Yes Slovenia 1 0 None* Spain 1 0 None* Switzerland 7 0 To be determined Taiwan, China 6 0 Yes Thailand 4 0 To be determined United Kingdom 2 0 None* United States 13 0 To be determined Viet Nam 62 2 Yes Total 350 10
It is possible for the status of a reported case to change over time. SARS is a diagnosis of exclusion. This means that whenever a known cause is found that could fully account for a patient's clinical condition, this patient should no longer be considered to be a case of SARS.
+The Chinese authorities have reported suspect and probable cases in Guangdong province. Figures are being updated.
§ Cumulative number of cases includes number of deaths.
* No documented secondary transmission in-country. No affected areas.
**One death attributed to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China occurred in a case medically transferred from Viet Nam.