The number of confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by coronavirus 2019-nCoV in China has increased to 1,372.
In China, the rate of spread of the dangerous coronavirus infection 2019-nCoV is accelerating. This was said by Chinese President Xi Jinping, Interfax reported on Saturday, January 25.
“We are facing a difficult situation as the spread of the new coronavirus is accelerating,” Xi Jinping said. According to Xinhua, Xi Jinping held an emergency meeting of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee on Prevention and Combating a new type of pneumonia epidemic, which called on authorities at all levels to strengthen control over the spread of the virus.
“Life is paramount. When an epidemic breaks out, a command is heard. It is our responsibility to prevent and control the disease. Authorities at all levels should take prevention and control of new coronavirus outbreaks as a priority. Representatives of the authorities should always stand on the front line to guarantee social stability and provide citizens with a happy and cheerful Chinese New Year (it came on the night of January 25 – Ed.) “I’m not going to do that,” Xi Jinping said.
According to the latest data, the number of confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by coronavirus 2019-nCoV in China has increased to 1,372 people. The number of patients who died has not changed – 41 people.
Recall that today in 25 provinces of China announced the highest level of response to emergencies related to public health. The total population in these territories exceeds 1.2 billion people.
The virus is known to have spread abroad, including South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, the United States, France, and Australia.