[World] Beijing reports its first coronavirus death

now we begin with our coverage of the
new coronavirus outbreak in a significant development the Chinese
capital has reported its first death caused by the new virus the city of
Beijing’s confirmation came on the same day as the World Health Organization
modified the global risk from the current virus to high from moderate here
is Kim Jae Hee Beijing on Monday reported its first death from the deadly
coronavirus that’s sweeping China and popping up in countries around the world
China’s state-run CCTV said the 50 year old man recently visited ohan the
epicenter of the outbreak and was confirmed to have the virus last week
the World Health Organization on Monday also said there have been an error in
its previous reports which incorrectly said the global risk from the corona
virus was moderate the w-h-o now says the risk is very high in China and high
at the global level a spokeswoman for the whu-oh reassured that the change was
only due to an error in the wording the w-h-o last week fell short of declaring
the virus and international public health emergency a designation only used
for the most severe outbreaks more than 2,900 people are now set to have been
affected by the corona virus with the death toll spiking to 82 a nine month
old baby and a four year old child in Beijing have also been confirmed to have
the corona virus about 80 percent of the newly confirmed patients are in their
30s and 40s many more countries are reporting confirmed cases as well
including the US Canada and Australia a Monday Chinese Premier Li Keqiang
visited ohan to inspect local efforts to contain the disease in a bid to restrict
further spread of the virus Wuhan and more than a dozen other Chinese cities
remain on lockdown and the Chinese government has extended the week-long
Lunar New Year holiday by three days to February second kim daehee
arirang news

Stephen Childs


  1. Delaying the holiday for three days should fix everything LOL Next thing governments will be doing is watering crops with Gatorade instead of water

  2. Soon they will not give any updates and people will forget about it. Notice how you're getting less and less updates.

    Also notice how the deaths increase in increments of 15 and then all of a sudden they started dropping to increments of a handful.

  3. https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6
    107 total deaths. 19 different countries. 67 survived.
    If you want to follow it

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