Australian authorities have confirmed four cases 2019-nCoV

In Australia recorded four cases of infection by 2019 coronavirus-nCoV originating from China. Information on Saturday, January 25, confirmed the authorities.

All four cases had recently returned from a trip in China. One of them was hospitalized in Melbourne, three in Sydney. Threats to human life, writes “Interfax”.

the health Minister of the Australian state of New South Wales brad Hazzard announced that the 2019 virus-nCoV, in particular, the men found 30, 40 and 50 years of age who is in Sydney hospitals. Six patients are awaiting the results of tests for presence of the virus.

the Main health officer of New South Wales Kerry chant said that two of the three patients returned from China to Australia in early January and found the symptoms of the disease already in Sydney, and the third man felt ill during a flight from Wuhan to Sydney.

the Ministry of foreign Affairs and trade of Australia recommended that tourists refuse to travel to the Chinese province of Hubei, adds TASS.

the Virus began to spread in China at the end of December last year. The epicenter of infection was the city of Wuhan. The causative agent, the 2019 coronavirus-nCoV — was set on 7 January. At the moment in China recorded 1355 confirmed cases have died and 41 people. Coronavirus have already been identified in Vietnam, South Korea, USA, Singapore and Japan. In the Russian Irkutsk with suspected coronavirus infection were hospitalized, five Chinese citizens, students of the Baikal state University.