UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The number of deaths from coronavirus COVID-19 in the PRC has increased to 1488 people, the number of cases is 63 918 people. This was reported by the information portal “Wanyi”, citing data from the authorities.
On Thursday, February 13, the State Committee for Hygiene and Health of China reported 1367 deaths, 59.8 thousand infected and 5.9 thousand recovered in the country.
The first place in terms of the number of people infected in China belongs to the central province of Hubei , where an outbreak of the disease was recorded: on the morning of February 14, the number of cases reached 51 986, of which 4131 were cured and discharged from hospitals, 1426 people died.
Outside of China, the number of people infected with the new coronavirus increased to 505, of whom two died. Most cases were recorded in Japan (251 people), followed by Singapore (58) and Thailand (33 people).
On December 31, 2019, an outbreak of a disease caused by a new coronavirus was recorded in Wuhan, China. WHO described it as an epidemic with many foci and recognized it as an emergency on an international scale. Outside the People’s Republic of China, cases were reported in 24 countries, including Russia.
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