Started Feb 21, 2020 06:00PM UTC   •   Closed Jun 01, 2020 06:59AM UTC

How many fatalities caused by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) will the World Health Organization (WHO) report as of 1 June 2020?

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The COVID-19 outbreak that began in late 2019 has caused more fatalities than the 2002-03 SARS outbreak (CNN, CNBC, WHO, The Hill). As of 19 February 2020, WHO has reported 2,009 deaths caused by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) (WHO). The outcome will be determined based on data provided by WHO and inclusive of fatalities reported before this question's launch (WHO).

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The question closed "More than 5,500" with a closing date of 15 March 2020 (WHO).

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