The main thing about coronavirus 2019-nCoV on February 8th. Anti-record for the dead, but a record for cured
14.02.2020 0 Comments
The latest news about the deadly virus.
Over the past day, 86 people have died from coronavirus – the maximum indicator during the observation period. However, the number of cured was a record – 942 people. In the epicenter of infection, the city of Wuhan, the first foreigners died from the virus, Russia launched a paid service for checking coronavirus at home – the price is up to 5 thousand rubles, and a video appeared on the Internet how Chinese volunteers save pets left by people infected with the virus.
All the main news about the coronavirus 2019-nCoV by the morning of February 8 was told in this article.
According to the National Health Commission of China, as of February 8 morning, the number of 2019-nCoV infected with coronavirus is 34,546. The number of people cured of the infection is 2,140. Killed by virus: 722 peoplef.
Coronavirus and Russia
The number of recorded cases of the disease in Russia: 2. Two quarantine zones have been created in Russia, where Chinese residents are placed for observation for two weeks. In St. Petersburg, doctors launched a paid service for checking coronavirus at home. The cost of a basic check is 1.5 thousand rubles, extended – 5 thousand rubles. In Russia there is a shortage of medical masks. To replenish supplies, prisoners began to be attracted to the masks.
Coronavirus in the world
Over the past day, 86 people died from coronavirus infection – this is the maximum indicator during the observation period. At the same time, 942 people were found to be cured of the disease, and this is also a record figure. The number of cured increased by 44.1% per day. In Wuhan, the epicenter of the epidemic, the first foreigners died of coronavirus: US and Japanese citizens. Medical masks end not only in Russian cities, but also around the world. The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adan Gebreyesus, said that there is a shortage of masks in different countries. Pangolin (a large-scale mammal) is named as one of the possible intermediate hosts of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus. Scientists have found that the genomic sequence of the virus is 99% identical to the coronavirus isolated from pangolins. The meat of these animals is considered a delicacy in China and Vietnam.
Video of the day
According to estimates by Chinese animal welfare organizations, about 50,000 cats and dogs were abandoned by people who were infected with the coronavirus in Wuhan. The video shows how a squad of volunteers finds abandoned pets and feeds them.
Recall that the specialists of the Center for System Research and Engineering have created an interactive map on which you can track the distribution of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus. It is available at this link.
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