Special measures reached 1.17 billion Chinese citizens. The last highest level of threat was declared by the northeastern Liaoning province with a population of 43.59 million people and northwestern Gansu with 26.37 million people, China Central Television reported.
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The State Committee on Health Affairs of China specified that the number of deaths increased to 41, and the number of infected increased to 1287, the state of 237 of them is assessed as serious.
15 197 people were in close contact with patients, of whom 1230 were already tested, 13 967 are under control.
According to the portal, which conducts round-the-clock monitoring of the situation, the number of confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus has reached 1330.
Measures Introduced in China
Also in China, travel companies and online agencies temporarily stop organizing group tours due to the outbreak of the new 2019-nCoV coronavirus.
In addition, Beijing will temporarily stop bus traffic in Beijing on January 26 to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Prior to this, the Chinese authorities closed access to Wuhan. So, in the city the metro, the station and the airport stopped working, intercity buses were forbidden to travel through it. Now, to leave the city, you must have a special pass.
Dangerous virus spreads rapidly around the world / Photo: Reuters
What is dangerous coronavirus
On average, 9% of those infected with coronavirus die. Coronavirus, which was first recorded in China, went beyond the borders of the country. First, the disease was recorded in Thailand, and then in Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Vietnam, France, Malaysia, Australia and the United States. The mysterious coronavirus is able to spread from person to person, experts have announced fears of a pandemic. It is known that Chinese doctors have already managed to cure 36 patients from the deadly form of coronavirus. Also confirmed the death of a health worker as a result of infection with the virus.