In Singapore, the first recorded case of infection with a new type of coronavirus 2019-nCoV. This information was confirmed by the Ministry of health of the state.
As reported by Bloomberg, Singapore with suspicion for the presence of coronavirus was hospitalized seven people.
Earlier it was reported that the cases were recorded in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, Thailand, South Korea, Japan and the United States.
In China pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus that has claimed the lives of 17 people. In this connection, was closed two of the city’s Huanggang and Wuhan. In December in Wuhan recorded an outbreak of pneumonia, the source of which was a new type of coronavirus.
In January 2020 has been confirmed transmission of this virus from person to person. Earlier it was reported that the first cases had to do with the market of Wuhan, which sells seafood, birds, snakes, bats, and farm animals. It is assumed that the coronavirus has mutated into the animal body, and then had the opportunity to infect a person.