Friday, there are on only a single day found 115 deaths due to corona virus in the afflicted Hubei province.
Within the past 24 hours are 1100 people have been infected with the virus alone in China. A quarter of them are found in one of the province's prisons, writes the South China Morning Post.
Community - 21. feb. 2020 - pm. 05:06 corona virus takes the lives of 115 people in Hubei in one day
It has led to panic among the inmates, where hundreds now are diagnosed with COVID-19, as the WHO has officially dubbed coronavirussen.
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A prisoner looks out the window of the chinese women's prison in Hangzhou in the eastern Zhejiang province. Coronavirussen has spread to over 500 inmates of chinese prisons, where there is a particular risk of infection, inform officials in Beijing on Friday. Picture: China Newsphoto/Ritzau Scanpix
to be specific, the 230 inmates in kvindefængslet Hanjin in the city Shayang been infected with corona.
in Addition, several prison guards also suffered from the dreaded disease, which has spread out into the world from the epicenter in Hubei province.
The massive outbreak has led to mass layoffs, write the chinese media.
Xie Wenjun, who was the head of the ministry of justice in Shandong, has been made redundant along with seven other officials from the prison and ministry of Justice, because they do not have been better to prevent the crisis.
at the same time, the 34 inmates have been infected with the virus in a prison in the Zheijang province. Here are four staff employed in senior posts have also been fired as a consequence of the virusudbruddet.
Total has coronavirussen spread to over 400 inmates in chinese prisons, where there is a particular risk of infection, inform officials in Beijing on Friday, according to AFP.
the Status of the coronavirus
It is about two months ago, to coronavirussen with the official name of the COVID-19 was found in the chinese therefore, Wuhan in Hubei province at a food mart in live animals.
Later has the infection spread to a number of countries all over the world. Here is a status on the virusudbruddet 21. February:
Number of infected: 76.729
Number of deaths: 2247
the Current infected patients: 55.902
the Number of patients in critical condition: 12.065
Number of raskmeldte: 18.580
Source: Wordometer and WHOShow more Close
in recent days, The number of new smittetilfælde fallen in the region. According to the China national sundhedskommission is 2019 persons have been reported as healthy again.
But an expert warns, however, against that healthy can be infected again.
- We must not take lightly the declining number of new infections. The numbers can quickly rise again, says Zhao Jianping, head of an expert team, which is working to limit the outbreak in Hubei.
At the same time fear Zhao Jianping, that healthy can still carry the virus in a lesser degree and therefore infect others.
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