Corona virus, which has taken the form of an epidemic in China, killed 73 people on Thursday, raising the death toll to 636.
Corona virus, which has taken the form of an epidemic in China, killed 73 people on Thursday, raising the number of dead to 636. At the same time, the number of confirmed cases of corona virus increased to about 31,000.
China’s National Health Commission said on Friday that 69 people were killed in the worst-hit Hubei province and its provincial capital Wuhan on Thursday, while one person each was killed in Jilin, Henan, Guangdong and Hainan provinces. News. The Commission said that 73 people died on Thursday, while 3,143 people were reported to be infected due to infection. The total number of corona virus cases has reached 31,161.
The National Health Commission said that till Thursday, about 1,540 people suffering from infection were discharged from the hospital after treatment. Chinese officials said that till Thursday, 19 foreign nationals living in the country were confirmed to be affected by the corona virus. However, he did not disclose his citizenship. One of those killed on Thursday is Chinese doctor Li Wenliang, who was one of those eight whistleblowers. Who had warned the doctors about the outbreak of the corona virus, but the police accused him of spreading the rumor. Lely died in Wuhan due to the corona virus.
He was the first to report the outbreak of Corona virus in December last year. Meanwhile, China opened a new 1,500-bed hospital for Corona virus patients on Thursday. Chinese officials argued that the number of dead and confirmed cases in Hubei province is increasing because there is a shortage of hospitals and beds. Authorities have also started tent hospitals and mobile clinics for treatment in view of the increasing number of patients. China has also lodged diplomatic protests with several countries over the cancellation of flights due to fear of the virus.
Meanwhile, 41 more people have been confirmed to be affected by the Corona virus on a cruise ship in Japan. Local media, including national broadcaster NHK, said on Friday that the number of people caught on board the Diamond Princess ship has been affected by the corona virus has risen to 61. Canada also evacuated its citizens from Wuhan on a government-chartered plane on Thursday. Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne said 347 Canadian citizens sought Ottawa’s help to leave China and 176 people were evacuated. He said, “The second Canadian aircraft will fly to China on Monday.”