The number of victims of 2019 coronavirus-nCoV grows rapidly

According to the Agency France Press, styluses on Chinese authorities, the death toll from a new type of coronavirus in China increased to 54 recorded 323 new case of infection.

From pneumonia caused by a coronavirus 2019-nCoV , in Hubei province, with its administrative center is the city of Wuhan, where it was first recorded cases of infection, died 13 people, the number of confirmed infections rose to 1743. Earlier it was reported 41 deaths and 1372 cases of infection in China, reminds TASS.

most infections — 1052 — confirmed in Hubei province and its administrative center of Wuhan. This same region has the largest number of victims 52. The following regions according to the number of infected are in the Guangdong province (72 cases), Zhejiang (62) and Chongqing (57).

on 31 December last year, Chinese authorities notified the world health organization (who) about the outbreak in Wuhan, a major commercial and industrial centre with a population of over 11 million people, of pneumonia of unknown type. The causative agent, the 2019 coronavirus-nCoV, was installed on 7 January. He was later identified in Australia, Vietnam, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, USA, Thailand, France and Japan. The who declared the outbreak a national emergency for China, but refrained from declaring an international emergency.

According to recent reports, the first case of infection with a new type of coronavirus recorded in Canada: a man aged 50 years arrived in Toronto from the Chinese city of Wuhan on January 22. Later he felt ill and was hospitalized, the patient was diagnosed with a coronavirus infection by 2019-nCoV.