Coronavirus: The Chinese Foreign Ministry had earlier said that 19 foreign nationals have been found infected with the virus in the country. All are undergoing treatment. The health of two of them is now right. The ministry refused to state which country these foreigners are citizens of.
Beijing: In China, the death toll from the deadly corona virus has increased to 811 and more than 37,000 cases of its infection have been confirmed. The National Health Commission said on Sunday that 89 more people lost their lives on Saturday and 2,656 new cases were reported. According to the Commission, a total of 811 people have lost their lives in 31 provincial level areas so far and 37,198 cases have been confirmed. He told that 81 of the 89 people who died on Saturday were from Hubei province, where the virus has killed the most people.
Also two people died in Henan. It killed one person each in Hebei, Heilongjiang, Anhui, Shandong, Hunan and Guangxi Zhuang. On Saturday, 600 people were also discharged from the hospital after treatment, of which 324 were from Hubei province, according to a Chinese government news agency Xinhua.
Apart from this, a Japanese citizen has died due to suspected infection of corona virus in Wuhan city of China. Japan’s Foreign Ministry, in a statement issued in Tokyo on Saturday, reported the death of its citizen in Wuhan city. The ministry said in a statement that this man, aged about 60 – 65 years, was admitted to a hospital in Wuhan in the condition of severe pneumonia. The hospital reported her death to the Japanese Embassy in China.
At the same time, World Health Organization (WHO) Director General, Tedros Adhanam Ghebreyes said that he received a reply from Beijing on Saturday to send Coronavirus affected China to an international mission led by WHO. He said that the team chief will leave on Monday or Tuesday and then the remaining members will leave. Asked if the international team going to China will also have members from the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, he said, “We expect such.”