The first deaths as a result of coronavirusset outside of China has been confirmed in the Philippines.
It informs the world health Organization (WHO), writes the news agency AFP on the night of Sunday, Danish time.
the Patient is a 44-year-old chinese man, who on Saturday died after having been hospitalized in isolation since 25. January.
the Man was the partner of a 38-year-old chinese woman, who was the first infected person in the Philippines.
this was stated by The minister of health in the Philippines Francisco Duque, according to news agency dpa.
- In the course of the patient's hospitalization he developed a severe pneumonia, says Francisco Duque, according to dpa.
- In the last few days was the patient's condition stable, and he showed signs of improvement but the patient's condition deteriorated within the last 24 hours, and it resulted in his death.
The chinese pair are both from Wuhan, where coronavirusset has its epicenter. The pair arrived to the Philippines from Hong kong 21. January. Those are the only two confirmed cases in the Philippines so far.
so Far the deaths as a result of the new and potentially deadly virus have only been in China, where over 300 persons have lost their lives.
In China there Saturday confirmed 2590 new cases of people infected with coronavirusset.
This brings the total number of infected people in China up on 14.380.
the world health Organization (WHO) has declared coronaudbruddet for an international health crisis.