Hospitalized in Irkutsk the Chinese was diagnosed with the flu

six Chinese citizens previously hospitalized in Irkutsk, confirmed the diagnosis of “flu”, the press service of the regional government. Analyses are derived biomaterials was held in Novosibirsk scientific center of Virology and biotechnology “Vector”. The results for 2019 coronavirus-nCoV (novel coronavirus 2019) were negative.

Earlier it was reported that five students of the Baikal state University and one passenger train Beijing — Moscow was in the hospital with a suspected coronavirus. Soon all hospitalized will be discharged for outpatient treatment. Quarantine in the hostel Baikal state University, where he lived five hospitalized, withdrawn. Everyone who could be in contact with sick people, also are examined.

According to Rospotrebnadzor, in Russia cases of infection with coronavirus is not registered. Additional measures on strengthening of sanitary-quarantine control at the airport of Irkutsk and train.

According to the latest data, the number of confirmed cases of infection “Wuhan” coronavirus in China has grown to 1,370 people. The number who died from the virus people — 41. They all died in China. Media are reminded that the coronavirus can be transmitted from person to person by airborne droplets, and also to mutate.