UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The number of dead has reached 637, while the number of those affected by the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China has reached 31,161.
The National Health Commission (NHC) in China, through a statement, announced that from the 2019-nCoV epidemic 637 people have died, 636 in China and 1 in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
As a result, the number of people diagnosed with the virus increased to 31,161, of whom 4,821 were in serious condition. Meanwhile, the number of people suspected of being infected with the virus has reached 26,359 and 186,045 people have been placed under surveillance.
In addition to the Chinese territory, 34 people are said to be affected by the virus in China’s special administrative areas, 24 in Hong Kong and 10 in Macau.
Also due to coronavirus in the last 24 hours in the country, 73 people died, of which 69 deaths were recorded in the Hubei region, which is the epicenter of coronavirus, where 3,143 new cases of coronavirus infection were found new.
– Epidemic of the new coronavirus
The new coronavirus strain first appeared in the Chinese city of Wuhan on December 12, 2019. The Health Commission in Wuhan on December 31 announced that as many as 27 other people who have had contact with the Huanan seafood market in the city have been observed ” mysterious disease ”and then closed the market.
The first symptoms of the nCoV virus are high fever, sore throat, cough, difficulty breathing and diarrhea, while in the later advanced stage it causes kidney disease and insufficiency and can eventually lead to death.
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