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The number of people infected with coronavirus COVID-19 closer to 70 thousand. Updated data are presented on the website of the national Commission of health of China.
According to her, to 16 February, the infection was confirmed in 68 of 500 people. Over the past day from the disease died at 142: 140 in Hubei province and one in Sichuan and Hunan provinces. The total number of deaths from the coronavirus in China has increased to 1665. Recovered 9419 people.
Earlier in February biostatic and epidemiologist Ira of Landini admitted that the novel coronavirus COVID-19 can get two-thirds of the population. According to his calculations, the virus can be transmitted from each patient two or three healthy people. In addition, the lack of rapid tests also contributes to its extension. “Isolation and quarantine will not be able to stop the virus,” he said.
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