Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 25th March 2020

Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Update 25th March 2020

This update will be published daily at 12pm GMT and aims to provide clinicians and the public with an overview of the latest data, guidelines, key publications and policy around COVID-19, with links to essential resources and information.

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Global Impact of COVID-19 to Date

As of 25th March 10:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 Cumulative Global Cases

As of 25th March 10:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 Global Active Cases Map

As of 25th March 10:00 GMT

Total UK COVID-19 Cases

As of 25th March 09:00 (GMT)

COVID-19 Daily UK Cases

As of 25th March 09:00 (GMT)

Latest Developments




United Kingdom

COVID-19 Viral Load: Mild vs Severe
Virus detected at lower levels for first 12 days in severe cases, but persisted for longer after onset

Source: Li-Meng Yan, Lagen Wan, Tian-Xin Xiang, Aiping Le, Jia-Ming Liu, Malik Peiris, Leo L M Poon, Wei Zhang, Viral dynamics in mild and severe cases of COVID-19, The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 2020

Global Overview: Which Countries are Flattening the Curve?

Source: The New York Times (more country-curves available)

COVID-19 Case Comparison by US State

Source: NYT Graphics

COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) and surfaces: rapid time-decay of viral load

Source: J P Morgan

Source: J P Morgan

Daily Update by Samantha Goh and Rachel Amber Coles, MedShr Open Editorial Team, Medical Education Fellows

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