The number of cases of coronavirus in China has exceeded 28 thousand people

the Number of cases of infection with the novel coronavirus in China has exceeded 28 thousand persons, 563 of them died, 1153 recovered and discharged.

According to the Central authorities quarantined in the country, there are more than 186 thousand people. The status of nearly four thousand patients is estimated as heavy, reports TASS.

in Addition to China, the disease is found in 24 States, including in Russia. The world health organization declared the outbreak of pneumonia emergency of international scope. A number of States, including Russia, evacuated from the Hubei province of its citizens.

On the outbreak of the unknown pneumonia, the Chinese authorities reported to the world health organization on 31 December 2019. According to the latest data of Chinese experts, the source of a new type of coronavirus is the meat of wild animals.

Meanwhile, off the coast of Japan due to the coronavirus to quarantine closed cruise liner “diamond Princess”. On Board is more than three and a half thousand people, including 24 Russian. First, the virus was confirmed 10 passengers; then the disease was diagnosed with another ten people. They have taken to shore. The rest will have to stay on Board at least two weeks.