Another 242 people died from the new coronavirus in Hubei province on Wednesday. It was registered 14 840 new cases – a huge surge of confirmed infections.
At least 1355 people have now died in mainland China from the new coronavirus. Only in Hubei province died 1310 people. One person also died in Hong Kong, the other in the Philippines
A huge increase in the number of confirmed cases is due to a change of how the authorities keep records of infections. Currently, the government includes “clinically diagnosed cases”, ie people who were diagnosed based on their symptoms and not positive resultsto these patients was easier to obtain access to treatment.
Figures in Hubei: in the epicentre of the outbreak is currently registered 48 206 cases. Of these, 33 693 patients were hospitalized and 1437 are in critical condition, according to health authorities. Meanwhile 3441 patient recovered and was discharged.
Global count: the number of confirmed new cases of coronavirus is currently exceeded 60 347, the vast majority of cases have occurred in mainland China – 59822. For all the time died 1 369 people. Number recovered – 6 122.
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In the United States was 14 cases:
- San Benito – 2.
- Los Angeles – 1.
- Orange 1.
- Santa Clara – 2.
- San-Diego – 2.
- Tampa – 1.
- Madison – 1.
- Chicago – 2 (recovered – 2).
- Boston – 1.
- Seattle – 1 (recovered – 1).
It is expected that the national Commission of health of China will publish data on all Chinese provinces later.