How many people have died from coronavirus?

Coronavirus outbreak: What you need to know

As the number of COVID-19 patients and deaths from the coronavirus continue to climb, many people may be wondering how many people worldwide have contracted the virus.

Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering has come up with an interactive map.

You can see the interactive, automatically updating map below or click here.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the symptoms of the coronavirus are fever, cough and shortness of breath.

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If you have these symptoms and have been in close contact with a person who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, or you have traveled from an outbreak area, the CDC advises you to call your doctor.

You can stop the spread of germs by following these guidelines from the CDC.

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A firefighter disinfects a traditional shopping center to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in northern Tehran, Iran, Friday, March, 6, 2020. A Health Ministry spokesman warned authorities could use unspecified “force” to halt travel between major cities. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
A firefighter disinfects a traditional shopping center to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in northern Tehran, Iran, Friday, March, 6, 2020. A Health Ministry spokesman warned authorities could use unspecified “force” to halt travel between major cities. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) (Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)