Why the Number of Confirmed Cases of the 2019-nCoV Coronavirus is still growing exponentially?

Figure 1 No of Confirmed Cases and Deaths of 2019-nCoV, Jan 1 — Feb 5. Sources: Various Reports (discrepancies among reports are observed, but the trend is basically similar)
Figure 2 Total Numbers of Confirmed Cases of 2019-nCoV in the World and in Hong Kong. Sources: various newspapers and reports (discrepancies in different reports are observed, but the trends are basically similar)
  1. the delay in disclosing information about the virus from the Wuhan Government (Ratcliffe, 2020);
  2. a huge number of people in China started to travel during the Chinese New Year holiday; and
  3. the infected can spread the virus even without any detectable symptoms.
Figure 3 No of Cases of 2019-nCoV from Dec 1, 2019 to Jan 1, 2020. Source: Huang et al. (2020)
Figure 4 Predicted epidemic sizes on Feb 4, 2020. Source: Read et al. (2020)

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