For the last day in China was 1886 new cases of infection with coronavirus infection COVID-19. The total number of cases in the country is 72 thousand 436 people. It is reported by the national health Commission of the PRC.
By the morning of 18 February from the disease died 98 people since the epidemic began — 1868 people. Among the victims were the head of the largest hospital of Wuhan city Liu Jimin. 12552 man recovered.
It clarifies the newspaper South China Morning Post, outside China, the number of cases is 997 people. Most cases reported in Japan — 619, including 454 cases among passengers of cruise liner “diamond Princess”. One of the infected passengers — the citizen of Russia