More than 4,000 remain under medical supervision in Russia over coronavirus suspicion – Emergencies – TASS

MOSCOW/TASS/. More than 4,000 people, who had contacts with coronavirus suspects, remain under medical supervision in Russia, Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being (Rospotrebnadzor) head Anna Popova said Monday.”Since December 31, Rospotrebnadzor examined 29,651 flights, and 1,627,142 people, discovered 379 people with diseases, who previously were in China for 14 days. Currently, more than 4,000 people who contacted with suspected coronavirus p

Source: More than 4,000 remain under medical supervision in Russia over coronavirus suspicion – Emergencies – TASS

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BEIJING, /TASS/. Only about 2.1% of people who contracted the novel coronavirus die of pneumonia caused by it, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying said on Tuesday.

“Although the number of new cases of the coronavirus infection is growing, the mortality rate in China is very low and stands at 2.1% [from the overall number of those infected], which is way below the mortality rates of Ebola fever, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) or Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS),” the spokesperson said on the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s official website.

Source: China puts novel coronavirus mortality rate at 2.1% – World – TASS

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