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Coronavirus Update: Cases Worldwide and a Look at Travel Stocks

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There are over 97,000 cases, with over 3,300 deaths. There are currently 81 impacted countries.

The first death was announced in the United Kingdom this afternoon. Right now, there are over 110 cases across the UK.

The Netherlands has a total of 82 cases.

Switzerland announced its first death from the virus earlier Thursday. The country has 58 confirmed infections.

Greece has confirmed 21 new cases, which brings the total in the country to 31.

In France, the death toll from the virus has climbed to 6. There are over 370 cases of the virus in the country.

Iraq has confirmed three new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 38.

Brazil confirmed its fourth case of the coronavirus.

And South Africa announced its first case of the virus.

India has confirmed its 29th case.

In the U.S., there are over 100 cases based in 16 states, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington, Wisconsin, Tennessee and Nevada, and Texas. There have been 11 deaths, per the CDC.

New York now has 22 cases total, meaning that the amount of cases doubled overnight. 

According to Governor Andrew Cuomo, of the new cases, 8 are in Westchester, two are in NYC and one is in Nassau county.

Italy has over 3,000 cases with over 100 deaths.

Here's a Look at the Market

Travel stocks were taking a hit during Thursday's trading session--which saw the Dow down over 1,000 points in intraday trading. 

Southwest Airlines  (LUV) - Get Free Report--down over 4% today, and down over 22% in the past month.

Then there’s Delta  (DAL) - Get Free Report, which was down over 6.5% today and down over 22% in the past month. 

Then United  (UAL) - Get Free Report, which was down over 9.5%, and down over 33% in the past month.

American  (AAL) - Get Free Report, which is down over 10% Thursday, and is down over 41% in the past year. 

And JetBlue  (JBLU) - Get Free Report, which is down over 9% Thursday and 30% in the past month.

And finally, the cruise stocks. 

Carnival  (CCL) - Get Free Report was getting crushed--down over 13% today and down nearly 50% in the past year. And Royal Caribbean  (RCL) - Get Free Report, which is down over 15% today, and down over 42% in the past year. 

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