UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The number of new type of coronavirus infected in Italy has risen to 400. This was announced on Wednesday by the head of the department of civil protection of the country, Angelo Borrelli.
“We have 400 infected,” he said. According to him, in the northern region of Lombardy, which is the zone of outbreak of coronavirus in Italy, the largest number of infected people is still. As Borrelli pointed out, at the moment three previously infected are considered to be cured.
This is an Italian evacuated from Wuhan, who was discharged at the end of last week, and a Chinese couple. Both the man and the woman who were hospitalized for a month, the tests no longer revealed the presence of coronavirus. All three were treated at the Spalanzzani National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Rome.
Borrelli added that he has no information about sick children. Previously reported seven infected minors. At least 12 people in Italy were victims of a coronavirus disease.
Ten cities of Lombardy in the area of Lodi and one in the neighboring region of Veneto are in complete isolation. Serious quarantine measures are in place in Lombardy, Veneto, Emilia-Romagna, Liguria, Friuli-Venezia Giuli, including the closure of museums, theaters, cinemas, sports halls and entertainment venues, all public events and sports are canceled.
A number of matches of the national football championship will be held without spectators, which causes serious controversy about the outcome of the championship.
The outbreak caused by the new coronavirus disease was recorded at the end of December 2019 in the most populous city of Central China – the 12 millionth Wuhan.
The World Health Organization recognized it as an emergency of international proportions, describing it as an epidemic with many foci. Outside the PRC, infections were detected in 40 countries, including Russia.
The Chinese authorities recorded 2715 deaths in the country, more than 29.7 thousand people recovered, the number of people infected during the entire spread of the virus exceeded 78 thousand.
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