Corona virus outbreak kills 909 in China

Medications. Medical workers welcome patients to receive treatment at "Wuhan Living Room" in Wuhan Province, China's Central Province on February 8, 2020. The "Wuhan Living Room" cultural complex is a transformed hospital that receives patients with novel coronavirus. (Photo by Gao Xiang / Xinhua)

BEIJING – The death toll from a novel coronary outbreak in China has risen to 909, the country's National Health Commission (NHC) said on Sunday.

Authorities said 40,171 confirmed incidents have been reported, while in the last 24 hours, 97 people have died and more than 3,281 new cases have been detected.

As per medical observation, the number of people has increased to 187,518 while the number of affected persons is 23,589.

The number of people infected with the virus outside China's territory has increased to 36 in Hong Kong and 10 in Macau.

3,281 patients recovered

The NHC announced Monday that a total of 3,281 patients affected by NCOV had been discharged from the hospital by the end of Sunday.

He further said that 632 people came out of the hospital on Sunday, including 356 in Hubei Province.

The virus is said to have passed from animals to animals, especially bats to humans.

The virus has spread to more than 20 other countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Singapore, France, Russia, Spain and India.

Many countries have expelled their citizens from Wuhan City, the epicenter of the virus, and other affected areas of China, and placed them in isolated medical care.

The World Health Organization has described the outbreak as an international emergency.

NCOV cases are not reported in any new country

On Sunday, the WHO reported that about 30 777 confirmed cases and one fatality were recorded in other countries, while no NCOV cases were reported in any new country in the last 24 hours.

The WHO also reported that all the crew and passengers of the cruise ship Diamond Princess off the Japanese city of Yokohama are currently being imprisoned for 14 days aboard the ship.

"All staff and passengers follow closely and are clinically examined and examined when showing signs or symptoms of 2019-nCoV. The prison term will end on February 19 as pandemic diseases and environmental investigations continue. Continues, "WHO said.

As of February 8, Japanese Health Department officials have reported that 64 people – passengers and crew members – were found affected by the 2019-nCoV.

The WHO said, "All positively tested individuals were transported to infectious disease hospitals in the Yokohama area and were admitted for medical care." They have been asked to remain quarantine for 14 days after the last contact. "

It added that the quarantine period for close contacts of newly confirmed cases will extend beyond February 19.

Earlier, WHO began working with the International Airport Transport Association and jointly prepared a guidance document to provide advice to cabin staff and airport workers.

WHO developed a protocol to investigate preliminary cases that aims to gain a preliminary understanding of the overall clinical, epidemiological, and virological properties of the first cases of 2019-nCoV infection found in any country. And to be aware of its development and refreshment. Guidance for managing public health cases and minimizing the potential spread and impact of infections.

He has been in close contact with people suffering from acute respiratory infections to avoid repeated hand washing exercises, unsafe contact with the farm and wild animals, to practice proper cough remedies, and to reduce the risk of virus transmission. Also suggested avoiding. (With reports from Anadolu / Sinhava, Ma Theresa Montemire / PNA)

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