The main thing about the coronavirus COVID-19 on February 16. China imposed death penalty for concealing infection
19.02.2020 0 Comments
All the news about the deadly virus that you need to know about.
Statistics for the day: 133 people died from coronavirus infection. The first death from a virus is recorded in Europe; China introduced the death penalty for hiding infection; named the most likely source of coronavirus – bats; and in Russia there are still no new infections detected.
All the main news about the coronavirus COVID-19 by the morning of February 16 was told in this article.
According to the National Health Commission of China, as of the morning of February 16, the number of people infected with the coronavirus COVID-19 is 69,624. The number of people cured of the infection: 9,647. Killed by virus: 1669 people.
Coronavirus in Russia
The number of recorded cases of the disease in Russia: 2 (cured: 2). Rospotrebnadzor reported that no new cases of coronavirus infection were detected in Russia. There were only two such cases, but both infected were successfully cured.
Coronavirus in the world
During the day, 133 people died from coronavirus. The number of new infections decreased compared to the previous day – 2730 people. The first death from coronavirus is recorded in Europe. In Paris, an 80-year-old tourist from China, who had been under treatment since January 25, died. In China, they decided to execute for concealing a coronavirus infection. Also, the death penalty was imposed for distorting information about the patient's condition and hiding the history of travel. On the cruise ship Diamond Princess, standing in the Japanese port, another 70 people were identified with coronavirus infection. The total number of people infected on the ship is now 355 people. The authorities of Canada decided that quarantine should be stopped – they intend to evacuate their citizens. The most likely source of coronavirus has been identified. According to the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, they are bats. The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the further development of the situation with coronavirus cannot be predicted.
Video of the day
A Russian blogger published a large video about how life goes on in the focus of coronavirus infection.
Recall that the specialists of the Center for System Research and Engineering have created an interactive map on which you can track the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. It is available at this link.
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