Corona virus killed 254 people in China in one day, 15 thousand new cases

The outbreak of Corona Virus is increasing in China.

13th February, 2020

A record 254 people died in a single day in China (Corona Virus) from the deadly Corona virus. Most of these deaths have occurred in Hubei province, the most affected by the virus. Apart from this, the number of people infected with Corona virus has increased to about 60 thousand. Health officials gave this information on Thursday. The official news agency Xinhua quoted local health officials as saying that a record 242 people died in Hubei province on Wednesday, while 15,000 new cases were reported on the same day.

According to the agency, the number of people who lost the coronavirus spread more than two months ago has increased to 1,367 by Thursday. Apart from this, the number of people infected has reached 59,804. China's health officials said they have received reports of 15,152 new cases and 254 deaths from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Product and Construction Corps. Of these, 242 deaths occurred in Hubei province.

The number of corona virus cases abroad has increased to 440. This has led to the death of one person in the Philippines. Japan has the highest number of 203 cases of corona virus after China. Most of these people are kept in cruise ships after being found infected with Corona virus, including two Indians. The 15-member team of the World Health Organization (WCHO) is currently in China and is helping local health officials to deal with the corona virus outbreak.

After China, now the risk of corona virus is increasing in India. It is reported that in a SpiceJet flight, a patient suspected of corona virus has reached Delhi from Bangkok. On the other hand, two positive cases have been reported during thermal screening in Kolkata. Cases have also been reported in Kerala. At the same time, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the government is serious about the corona virus. He said, we are watching the situation. Harshvardhan said that so far 2,51,447 airport passengers have been screened. At the same time, screening is being done at 12 major and 65 small ports.

Category: International


Reported by:
Pankaj Prasad