Cumulative number of reported suspect and probable cases (SARS)
From: 1 Feb 2003 To: 22 Mar 2003, 14:00 GMT+1
Cumulative number of case(s) §
Number of deaths
Local transmission Canada
Yes China +
None* Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
None* Republic of Ireland
To be determined Taiwan, China
None* United Kingdom
None* United States
To be determined Viet Nam
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.