Newly discovered coronavirus is attacking more Chinese provinces, Chinese authorities said on Monday, confirming a coronavirus outbreak in the country. Three serious cases of coronavirus were found, from which a third patient died, which is fueling the threat of the deadly virus across China.
The previous two cases of the virus were discovered in the Chinese capital Beijing, while another case was confirmed in the southern province of Guangdong, by territorial health centers. The health commission underscored outer city Wuhan, as the virus’s first emergence was found there.
According to the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission, 136 cases of pneumonia have been diagnosed over the last week, in addition to already found 63 cases in the city. Pneumonia-affected people were confirmed coronavirus cases, according to the Wuhan health commission.
A third death, caused by the coronavirus outbreak, occurred on Saturday, authorities declared. The total number of coronavirus cases exceeds 200, signaling health authorities are taking necessary action to curb the lethal outbreak.
The MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis at London Imperial College recently predicted that after 12. Jan Wuhan City Health Commission to report 1,723 cases of related symptoms. No Chinese authorities have commented on the estimate.
Hundreds of millions of Chinese travelers are about to travel domestically and across the oversees during the Lunar New Year holiday which started this week. It forced many state authorities such as the United States and Asian Countries to strictly screen travelers coming from Wuhan. Beyond China, the outbreak has affected two people in Thailand and one in Japan.
The coronavirus is allied to the same family as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which caused more than 800 deaths during 2002-2003 across the world. The first SARS case was also found in China. Symptoms observed in coronavirus affected people including fever and breathing difficulty; symptoms are very similar to other respiratory diseases that cause issues in screening practices.