Chinese President Xi Jinping has described the rapid spread of the corona virus as the country’s biggest health emergency. Know how big is the risk of this virus
President Xi Jinping is horrified at the corona virus that orchestrated death in China. For the first time on Sunday, he spoke openly on this epidemic. He described it as the biggest health emergency in the country so far. Xi acknowledged that the epidemic would inevitably have an impact on the economy and society. However, he also said that this effect would be short-lived and would be controlled soon.
Fast spread epidemic
In a meeting held on Sunday for the prevention and control of the virus, Chinfing said that the epidemic is spreading very fast. A large number of infections are being reported. It is very difficult to stop and control. “This is not only a time of crisis for us, but it is also a time of examination for us,” the state-run CCTV quoted Xi as saying. The epidemic is the biggest health emergency in China’s history so far.
Female doctor dies in China
A female doctor died in Corona virus in China on Sunday. Gastroenterology Physician Shia Sisi was admitted to the hospital on 19 January. She was transferred to Wuhan University Hospital on February 7 when the condition did not improve. She died on Sunday. Thus far 10 health workers have died fighting the epidemic.
2,442 killed so far in China.
In China, the number of people who lost their lives due to corona virus has increased to 2,442. Cases of infection have increased to 76,936 across the country. The pandemic has so far affected more than 78,000 people worldwide. The World Health Organization has named the disease ‘Kovid-19’. Meanwhile, a team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) visited the badly affected city of Wuhan in Hubei province and spoke to local health officials.
More than one thousand passengers still on cruise
Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said that after the end of the isolation period, there were no signs of illness in the passengers leaving the Diamond Princess cruise. More than a thousand passengers and crew members are still on the ship. The Indian embassy said that samples of all the people on the cruise have been taken, which will be reported by February 26.
Iran closed schools and universities
Iran has closed schools, universities and cultural centers in all its 14 provinces after five deaths from the corona virus. The first case of infection was reported in Iran on Wednesday. Now the number of infected people has increased to 28. Fearing an outbreak of infection, neighboring country Iraq has banned movement from Iran. There have also been more than 100 cases of infection in Italy. In many towns people have been advised to stay indoors.
Medical screening of passengers coming from four other countries will also be done
Passengers coming to India from Nepal, Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia will undergo medical screening at the airport. The DGCA conducted such an advisory on Sunday as part of efforts to stop the spread of the corona virus. Before this, DGCA had ordered medical screening of passengers coming from China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Singapore.