The number of victims of the new coronavirus in China has increased to 2912; more than 44.4 thousand people have recovered. The State Committee for the hygiene and health of China reports this. Outside of China, the number of infected people exceeded 7 thousand, more than 100 people died.
In China, the number of coronavirus infections was 80,026 confirmed cases and 715 suspected cases. 44 462 people have been cured and discharged, and 2912 dead.
The coronavirus has been recorded in 58 countries. The most recent cases were found in Ecuador, Qatar, Monaco, Azerbaijan, Ireland, and Scotland.
South Korea had the most infections outside of China — 4,212 people, 22 of them died. The outbreak of coronavirus in South Korea began in Tegu, where followers of the “temple of the tabernacle of the testimony of Sinchonji” sect infected each other during the rite, after which the virus began to spread throughout the country. The leader of the sect will be tried for murder.
In Europe, the first place in the number of infected with coronavirus is occupied by Italy — 1694 people, 34 infected died. The country’s authorities have extended the duration of emergency measures. 10 cities in the Northern region of Lombardy and one city in neighboring Veneto, where local outbreaks of the disease caused by the coronavirus are detected, will remain in complete isolation until March 15.
In France, the Chinese coronavirus was detected in 130 people. 116 people were hospitalized, nine of them are in critical condition. Two of those infected died, and another 12 were discharged.