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

March 12, 2020, 10:12 PM UTC / Updated May 2, 2020, 3:00 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. Now, tens of thousands per day around the world are contracting the disease it causes, COVID-19.

Follow the per-day trend lines of the disease with these graphics. Note that the numbers in this chart are approximate and updated once a day, before noon Eastern time.