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The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia said on reaching Africa the deadly coronavirus. This was stated by the Deputy Director of the Africa Department of the MFA Oleg Ozerov, reports “Interfax”.
“They have,” responded the diplomat to comment that in Africa there is not one recorded case of Chinese virus. No details Ozerov failed. Officially identified infected with the coronavirus is still not stated by the authorities of any of the countries on the continent.
As of the morning of February 11 the number of people infected with the novel coronavirus, has exceeded 43,1 thousand, according to the data project at Johns Hopkins University. Of these, 4219 people have fully recovered, 1018 died.
An outbreak of coronavirus was first recorded in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of December last year. In addition to China, the cases have been detected in more than 20 countries. The world health organization declared the outbreak of coronavirus an emergency situation of international importance. According to experts, it is possible that the outbreak escalates into a pandemic.
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