China ‘returns’ – 99 new coronavirus cases reported

US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — Over the past 24 hours, 99 cases of coronavirus infection have been identified in China, 97 of which are imported, according to a report from the PRC State Health Committee.

In total, 1138 people infected with coronavirus infection are currently undergoing treatment in China, 139 of them are in serious condition. At the same time, not a single person with coronavirus died in a day.

In Hubei province, the focus of the epidemic, not a single case of infection was detected per day, 17 people were discharged from hospitals (all in Wuhan ). Since the start of the epidemic, 67,803 cases of infection (50,008 in Wuhan) have been detected in Hubei Province, with 64,281 people recovered, 3,219 people died (2,577 in Wuhan).

Separately, a thousand cases of infection were detected in Hong Kong (four of them died, 336 recovered), 45 cases were detected in Macau (10 have already been discharged), 385 people were infected in Taiwan (six died, 99 were cured).

On December 31, 2019, the Chinese authorities informed the World Health Organization about an outbreak of unknown pneumonia in the city of Wuhan in the central part of the country (Hubei Province).

Specialists found that the causative agent of the disease was a new coronavirus, later the disease was officially named COVID-19. WHO on March 11 announced the pandemic of a new coronavirus in the world. On March 29, the State Health Committee of the PRC announced that the spread of the epidemic in the country as a whole had stopped.


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