See the day-by-day size of the coronavirus outbreak

March 12, 2020, 10:12 PM UTC / Updated April 5, 2020, 3:26 PM UTC

By Joe Murphy, Nigel Chiwaya, Jeremia Kimelman and Sawyer Click

For a two-week span during the worst of China’s coronavirus epidemic, thousands of its people were diagnosed with the disease every day. As the virus spreads around the world, thousands more are contracting the disease it causes, COVID-19.

Follow the per-day trend lines of the disease with these graphics NBC News has built and will update daily. Note that these numbers are approximate and this chart is updated once a day, before noon Eastern time.