In the Chinese city of Wuhan over the past weekend it was 136 new cases of pneumonia, the source of which is a previously unknown coronavirus. Two more patients were identified at the Beijing airport among arrived from Wuhan passengers, one in South China’s Guangdong province.

TASS reports that, according to the latest data, victims of the disease were already three people.

As reported, outbreak of pneumonia, the cause of which was a new type of coronavirus have been registered in Wuhan in December last year, reminds “Interfax”. So far, no cases of transmission of the virus from person to person is not identified, the first patients were infected while visiting the city market seafood. Also documented cases of the disease in Hong Kong, Thailand and Japan

British experts claim that in fact the number of cases reached almost 1.7 thousand, and the detection of coronavirus outside the PRC say that in fact, these episodes can be much higher.