Death Toll Rises To 1,665 In China Due To CoronaVirus, 355 People Infected On A Ship In Japan

CoronaVirus Death Toll Rises in China: CoronaVirus in China is not under control. That’s why the death toll is increasing steadily. On the other hand, many people have been found infected with Coronavirus on a ship in Japan. On Saturday, 142 people died in China due to Coronavirus. With this, the death toll rose to 16,65.

At the same time, a total of 68,500 cases of corona virus infection have been confirmed in China. China’s National Health Commission has also confirmed 2,009 new cases in the country. There are 1,843 new cases in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province. With the addition of new cases, a total of 56,249 cases have been confirmed in Hubei.

China’s official news agency ‘Xinhua’ wrote that out of the 142 people who died on Saturday, 139 have died in Hubei, two in Sichuan and one in Hunan. According to a top Chinese health official, the number of new cases is steadily declining. As of now, a total of 9,419 infected patients have been discharged from the hospital after treatment.

At the same time, 355 people on a ship in Japan have been found infected with the corona virus. Japan’s Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said on Sunday that so far we have tested 1,219 persons. 355 of them were tested positive. The symptoms of this virus are not visible in 73 persons.

death toll rises to 1,665 in china due to coronavirus, 355 people infected on a Ship in Japan
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Fearing the Coronavirus, countries around the world have canceled most of their flights to China. Also, advised their citizens not to travel to China. The US has issued a letter on Saturday stating that it will send aircraft to evacuate its citizens stranded on the Diamond Princess ship.

The aircraft will bring them out of Japan to America on Sunday, where they will be kept aside for two weeks. There are 3700 people on this American ship stranded in Japan. The ship is anchored in the sea itself. There are also 132 Indian crew members and eight passengers, three of whom are vulnerable to the virus. The Indian embassy in Japan said on Saturday that their condition has improved.

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