New Delhi: Twenty four people died in Hubei province overnight, more and more cases of infection have been reported. Hubei, one of the most affected areas, hundred people have lost their lives so far and around 450 infected persons are critical.
“Chinese health authorities announced on Tuesday that 4,515 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) had been reported in 30 provincial-level regions by the end of Monday. A total of 106 people died of the disease,” the national health commission (NHC) revealed in its new report today.
“The seven-day Spring Festival vacation, scheduled to end on January 30, was extended up to February 2. Universities, primary and middle schools and kindergartens across the country will postpone the opening of the spring semester until further notice,” according to the cabinet of State Council, China. More than 44000 people with symptoms of the virus attack are under medical supervision.
Eighteen countries have confirmed the virus attack. Sri Lanka and Germany also reported the first case of coronavirus infection. In India, some patients have been admitted and kept under medical supervision in Kolkata, Jaipur, Chandigarh and Patna.
In Kerala too, some precautionary steps have been taken and 431 people are under observation.