In Hubei province in Central China the number of cases of infection with coronavirus COVID-19 reached 62 thousand, died 2029 people, more than 10.3 million recovered. These data are reported by the Committee on safety and health in the region.
As noted, in Wuhan city, the number of cases of infection has exceeded 45 thousand. On the second and third place — the city of Xiaogan and Huanggang (where the number of cases was about 3.3 thousand and 2.8 thousand respectively). In four cities in the region, the number of infections has exceeded 1 thousand, reports TASS.
Doctors assess the condition of more than 9,1 thousand infected people in Hubei as heavy, more than 2 thousand infected – as critical. Order 65,5 thousands of people who had close contact with infected are under the supervision of physicians.
At the end of December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan was an outbreak of disease caused by a novel coronavirus. The world health organization, describing it as an epidemic with numerous pockets, found her emergency of international scope. Outside of China, cases of infection were reported in 25 countries, including in Russia.