The Chinese government announced the number of victims who died of the corona virus continues to climb. As of Saturday (1/2), 259 people were declared dead because of China. Corona Virus Death Victims reached 259 People until now.
Most deaths occurred in Hubei Province which was the location of the virus that was first discovered last December.
Reporting from AFP on Saturday (1/2), the virus also infected nearly 12 thousand people. This number exceeds people infected with SARS, which broke out in 2002-2003, 8098 people. In China, the number of new confirmed cases rose 2,012 to 11,791 people.
Corona Virus Death Victims reached 259 People
The number of infected people is increasing even though the local government has quarantined millions of its citizens. Preventive efforts have also been carried out in various countries in the world.
However, the epidemic continues to spread considering that many Chinese citizens return home and go to other countries to enjoy the Chinese New Year holiday which began last week.
On Thursday (30/1), WHO declared the corona virus a global health emergency. As of Saturday (1/2), at least 21 countries have reported the discovery of the 2019-nCoV virus case. Corona Virus Death Victims reached 259 People until now.