First case of infection with coronavirus in China revealed in November, not in December 2019
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the First case of infection with the novel coronavirus in China were detected 17 Nov 2019, reports TASS. According to official data, the first patient, who that day confirmed the infection of coronavirus, was 55-year-old resident of Hubei province. On Friday wrote the influential Hong Kong newspaper The South China Morning Post, citing government documents.
from this point the health authorities every day during the month, fixed from one to five infections.
as of December 15, the total number of patients was 27 people, five days, the number of confirmed cases has risen to 60, and 1 January to 381.
Earlier, the world health organization believed that the first case of infection with the novel coronavirus was recorded in China on 8 December.
Dec 30, Chinese doctor Li Wenlan announced on the social network WeChat about the discovery of a new disease, “similar to SARS”. This message is immediately responded to local law enforcement authorities initially accused him of spreading rumors. 6 Feb If Wenlan died of pneumonia caused by a coronavirus.
Outbreak caused by a novel coronavirus, the disease was recorded at the end of December 2019, in Central China. March 11, the world health organization recognized it as an pandemic. Cases of infection recorded in more than a hundred countries, including Russia.
in the world on 13 March, has infected more than 136 thousand people, more than 5 thousand died.