Coronavirus update: According to the facts sheet 81 people dead, nearly 400 people in critical condition. Sixteen countries have confirmed the cases with majority in China and over 2700 are infected with coronavirus.
Two more cases of the new virus have been confirmed as of Sunday night in the United States, bringing the total in the U.S. to five. The additional cases were found in California and Arizona. That number is expected to rise in the coming days and weeks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
CDC confirmed two more coronavirus cases in California and Arizona
The Spectator Index claimed that 80 people are dead – Around 400 people in serious condition and over 2300 people are infected with coronavirus.
– 80 people dead
– Around 400 people in serious condition
– Over 2300 people infected
— The Spectator Index (@spectatorindex) January 26, 2020
The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, announced that he will arrive in the Chinese capital, Beijing, on Sunday to meet government officials and health experts to discuss how to tackle the spread of the respiratory virus “SK”.
“On my way to Beijing, China, to meet the government and health experts who support the response to the Coronavirus,” Ghebreyesus wrote on his page on the micro blog site, “adding,” My colleagues and I would like to understand the latest developments, and to strengthen our partnership with China in providing More prevention of disease spread”.
The Chinese authorities announced earlier in the day that the spread of the Coronavirus has accelerated despite efforts to contain it, and the latest estimates indicate that the number of people infected with the virus has risen to about two thousand, while the number of deaths from infection with the virus reached 56 people.
Mongolia has banned all public gatherings and closed its border with China due to coronavirus outbreak.
About Corona Virus
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can cause respiratory illnesses such as the common cold, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Most people get infected with coronaviruses at one point in their lives, but symptoms are typically mild to moderate. In some cases, the viruses can cause lower-respiratory tract illnesses such as pneumonia and bronchitis.