The first case of infection with coronavirus identified in Washington

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that, presumably, in the capital of the United States identified the first case of infection with coronavirus COVID-19.

In this case we are not talking about the infected member of the annual conference of the Republican party, which was held from 26 to 29 February in Maryland, as on any other visit the forum man, reports TASS.

About the discovery of one of the visitors of the conference, which was attended by the US President Donald trump and Vice-President Mike Pence, said the organizers of the forum. According to them, a person is not in contact with top officials and attended events in the main hall, according to RIA Novosti.

Us media reported that to date in the U.S. diagnosed in 340 cases, 17 people were killed. To Washington COVID-19 was confirmed in 26 States.

the Outbreak caused by a novel coronavirus pneumonia were recorded in a large Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of December 2019. The world health organization (who) recognized it as an epidemic with multiple outbreaks and emergencies on an international scale. Outside of China most people infected in South Korea, Iran and Italy, and all cases of infection detected more than