The NHC said that so far a total of 22,888 people infected with Coronavirus have been discharged from the hospital. Meanwhile, a team of experts from WHO visited Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, for a detailed investigation of the virus.
Beijing: After the death of 97 more people from the deadly coronavirus in China, the death toll rose to 2,442 on Saturday, and meanwhile, World Health Organization (WHO) experts said it was most affected by Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province. Visited. China’s National Health Commission (NHC) said that the number of deaths from 31 province-level areas on Saturday increased to 2,442 and the number of infection cases has reached 76,936.
It said that out of 97 new cases of death, 96 people were from Hubei province and one person died in Guangdong. At the same time, 648 new cases of viral infections were reported. According to the news of the official news agency ‘Xinhua’, 630 new cases have been reported in the most affected Hubei province. However, the NHC said that the number of cases is declining. According to ‘Xinhua’ news, on Saturday, 2,230 people were discharged from hospital after treatment, which is much higher than the number of new cases reported on the same day.
The NHC said that so far a total of 22,888 infected people have been discharged from the hospital. Meanwhile, a team of experts from WHO visited Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, for a detailed investigation of the virus. It is believed that the virus allegedly spread from a ‘seafood’ market in December last year. The National Health Commission said that whom experts have formed a joint investigation team with their Chinese counterparts and have held talks with local health authorities in Wuhan. This team visited health care institutions.
The ‘South China Morning Post’ reported that the team includes experts from the US, Germany, Japan, Nigeria, Russia, Singapore, and South Korea. The 12-member team, which arrived in China on Monday, was initially scheduled to go to Beijing, Guangdong and Sichuan provinces while the badly affected Hubei province and its capital Wuhan were not included in their list. However, the Chinese government finally allowed the team to go to Wuhan.
Apart from controlling the spread of the virus, the WHO team and their Chinese counterparts have the biggest task of preparing standard drugs for the treatment of the disease. NHC said that the team met Chinese respiratory specialist Jong Nanshan in Guangdong and also visited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Guangdong and Shenzhen and Sichuan. It said that experts also discussed the trade of wild animals and community prevention measures with their Chinese counterparts.