03/13/2020, 09.44
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Wuhan, only 11 new cases of infection and seven deaths

by Wang Zhicheng

Eight cases are registered in Hubei; three are return cases: two in Shanghai and one in Beijing. Quarantine for all foreigners who come to China. The number of infected is 81,003. However, the data does not include asymptomatic patients, for which there are no statistics. The death toll is 3180. 64,216 recovered.

Beijing (AsiaNews) - The National Health Commission reported that there were only 11 new positive coronavirus cases and seven more deaths yesterday, confirming a reduction in the epidemic. Only 8 cases come from the epicenter of Hubei; three new cases of infection are "return", that is of people coming from infected countries: two cases are registered in Shanghai; one in Beijing.

For two days, the authorities have established that anyone entering China, from any country, affected by coronavirus or not, must undergo a 14-day self-quarantine.

Until yesterday evening, the number of infected in China was 81,003. However, the data does not cover asymptomatic patients, for whom there are no statistics. The death toll is 3180, with 64,216 patients recovered.

Yesterday the World Health Organization called the Covid-19 infection "pandemic", having now spread to 119 countries. Worldwide, infections are 127 thousand; more than 46 thousand are outside China. The deaths in the rest of the world are 1541. The most affected countries are Italy with over 12462 cases and Iran with more than 10 thousand infections.

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