First case of coronavirus confirmed in Africa

Egypt has confirmed the first case of infection with the deadly Chinese coronavirus. This was reported by the DailyMail on Friday, February 14, citing the state authorities.

It is specified that the sick alien. Egypt is by now the first African country to have coronavirus detected.

At the same time, Russia has previously claimed to have reached Africa with deadly pneumonia caused by the virus. However, the authorities of the continent have not confirmed this information to date.14 February, The National Health Commission of China reported that the number of victims of the COVID-19 coronavirus has decreased as the data have changed. It is noted that data on 121 new deaths in Hubei Province are up to date, 108 fewer than previously reported. The Commission attributes the error to the fact that the death toll was counted twice. Thus, a total of 1,380 people died in the province.

According to past data, the number of coronavirus victims in Hubei has reached 1,488. In total, more than 64,000 people have been infected with coVID-19 coronavirus; 1,383 people died and another 6,766 were cured.

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The coronavirus outbreak was first reported in China’s Wuhan in late December last year. In addition to China, cases have been detected in more than 20 countries.