UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The Russian Ministry of Health confirmed that no persons infected with the new type of “Corona” virus were registered in the country, noting that there are 7 cases of strain infection, including death, in Chinese regions on the borders of Russia.
“As of 21:00 on January 25, no confirmed cases of testing for diseases caused by the new type of Coronavirus have been identified in Russia,” Deputy Health Minister Oleg Salagay said in a statement issued on Saturday evening.
Salagay added: “There were 7 cases of such diseases recorded in Chinese regions bordering Russia, including one death.”
Meanwhile, several informed sources confirmed that 7 Chinese citizens currently visiting Moscow were transferred to the hospital after being diagnosed with a disease caused by a virus, without indicating its type, stressing that the relevant authorities are currently working on determining the details.
Later, the Moscow Health Directorate stated that the 7 Chinese citizens are not infected with any type of pneumonia and are in a satisfactory condition.
The Chinese authorities confirmed, earlier, the spread of a new and mysterious type of “Corona” virus, since late December last year, which was called “2019-nCoV” and causes pneumonia, while the country recorded 1372 cases of infection, including 41 deaths.
In addition to China, 4 confirmed cases were recorded in Thailand, 3 in Japan, 3 in Singapore, 2 in South Korea, 2 in the United States, 2 in Vietnam, 2 in France, and 1 in Nepal.
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