In Germany, the first two deaths from diseases caused by the coronavirus were recorded, Reuters reports, citing a representative of the Ministry of health in the Federal State of North Rhine – Westphalia. This region has the highest number of infections.
An 89-year-old woman died in Essen, and another patient died in Heinsberg. It is reported that the woman was admitted to the hospital in critical condition on March 3. The test for the coronavirus was positive. The woman died of pneumonia. There is no information about the second deceased yet.
In total, in Germany, the coronavirus was recorded in 1112 people. On the weekend of COVID-19, a German citizen died in Egypt. According to who, the disease has spread to more than 100 countries. The total number of registered cases is almost 107 thousand, and 3,639 people died. Italy ranked first in the world in mortality from coronavirus (4.96%). The second place is in the United States (4.03%). China is third (3.83%), and Iran is fourth (2.96%). South Korea has the fewest fatalities, with 0.68% of cases dying.