Corona “invades” new countries … and the death toll continues to rise

South Korea, After the increase in the number of cases accelerated there, prompting Asiana Airlines and Korean Air to suspend flights to the city, until March 9 and March 28, respectively.

“If we are not able to stem the spread of the disease in the Daegu area in an effective manner, there is a high possibility that this will lead to infection nationwide,” Kim Kang-lib, Deputy Minister of Health of Korea, told reporters.

And in EuropeFrench Health Minister Olivier Ferrand said that he will hold talks with his European counterparts soon, to discuss how best to deal with a possible epidemic of the disease in Europe after it announced Italia About the third death, and the number of cases reached 150, up from only 3 before Friday.

“Tonight there is no epidemic in France. But there is a standstill on our door in Italy, which we watch with a lot of vigilance,” Ferran told a news conference.

On the Chinese mainland, where the virus first appeared last year, more than 20 regions have announced it Beijing And Shanghai and regions such as Henan and Anhui, no new cases of the disease appeared in it, which is the most number of regions and regions since the disease began to spread.

The Chinese president urged companies to return to work, but said, “At the present time, the epidemic situation remains severe and complex, and prevention and control work is at its most difficult stage.”

Yunnan, Guangdong, Shanxi and Guizhou provinces cut emergency response measures to the highest degree, and joined the Gansu and Liaoning provinces to ease travel restrictions.

With the exception of central Hubei, the epicenter of the outbreak, only 11 new cases have been detected on the Chinese mainland, the lowest number since the national health authorities began publishing nationwide figures on January 20.

The virus has infected more than 77,000 and has killed more than 2,500 in China, most of which are in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province.

Outside the mainland, the disease has reached nearly 28 countries and regions, according to a Reuters count, and the number of deaths in these countries has reached 24.

Italy closed the most affected towns to public gatherings in most regions of the north, including the cancellation of a festival in Venice in which two cases arose, in an attempt to contain the largest spread of the disease in the European continent.

Austria suspended train services across the Alps from Italy for about four hours, after two passengers showed symptoms of fever, but it allowed the train, which carries about 300 passengers from Italian Venice and heading to Munich, to pass through Germany after their test results were negative.

Austrian Interior Minister Karl Niehamer said a working group on the spread of the virus would meet on Monday to discuss the need for restrictions on movement on the borders with Italy.

New cases in the Middle East

And the authorities in South Korea announced on Monday the seventh death, and 161 confirmed new cases of the Corona virus, bringing the total number of people infected with the virus in South Korea to 763 people.

115 of these new cases are related to a church in Daegu.

More cases appeared in the Middle East, as Bahrain announced the monitoring of its first case, according to the official news agency, while Kuwait also announced 3 cases of injuries to people who were in Iran.

Afghanistan also announced the first infection with the Corona virus on Monday.

Iran, which announced its first two cases last Wednesday, said that it now has 43 confirmed cases and 12 deaths, and most of the injuries came in the city of Qom.

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey and Afghanistan also imposed restrictions on travel and entry to Iran.

As of late Sunday, the number of cases in Japan had reached 773, most of them on a cruise ship in quarantine near Tokyo.

A third passenger, a Japanese, died in the 1980s on Sunday.

The National Health Commission of China said on Monday that the Chinese mainland had registered 409 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on Sunday, down from 648 on Saturday.

She said the total number of confirmed cases on the mainland has now reached 77,150, while the number of deaths has reached 2,592.

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Daegu, the fourth largest city, has become increasingly isolated South Korea, After the increase in the number of cases accelerated there, prompting Asiana Airlines and Korean Air to suspend flights to the city, until March 9 and March 28, respectively.

“If we are not able to stem the spread of the disease in the Daegu area in an effective manner, there is a high possibility that this will lead to infection nationwide,” Kim Kang-lib, Deputy Minister of Health of Korea, told reporters.

And in EuropeFrench Health Minister Olivier Ferrand said that he will hold talks with his European counterparts soon, to discuss how best to deal with a possible epidemic of the disease in Europe after it announced Italia About the third death, and the number of cases reached 150, up from only 3 before Friday.

“Tonight there is no epidemic in France. But there is a standstill on our door in Italy, which we watch with a lot of vigilance,” Ferran told a news conference.

On the Chinese mainland, where the virus first appeared last year, more than 20 regions have announced it Beijing And Shanghai and regions such as Henan and Anhui, no new cases of the disease appeared in it, which is the most number of regions and regions since the disease began to spread.

The Chinese president urged companies to return to work, but said, “At the present time, the epidemic situation remains severe and complex, and prevention and control work is at its most difficult stage.”

Yunnan, Guangdong, Shanxi and Guizhou provinces cut emergency response measures to the highest degree, and joined the Gansu and Liaoning provinces to ease travel restrictions.

With the exception of central Hubei, the epicenter of the outbreak, only 11 new cases have been detected on the Chinese mainland, the lowest number since the national health authorities began publishing nationwide figures on January 20.

The virus has infected more than 77,000 and has killed more than 2,500 in China, most of which are in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province.

Outside the mainland, the disease has reached nearly 28 countries and regions, according to a Reuters count, and the number of deaths in these countries has reached 24.

Italy closed the most affected towns to public gatherings in most regions of the north, including the cancellation of a festival in Venice in which two cases arose, in an attempt to contain the largest spread of the disease in the European continent.

Austria suspended train services across the Alps from Italy for about four hours, after two passengers showed symptoms of fever, but it allowed the train, which carries about 300 passengers from Italian Venice and heading to Munich, to pass through Germany after their test results were negative.

Austrian Interior Minister Karl Niehamer said a working group on the spread of the virus would meet on Monday to discuss the need for restrictions on movement on the borders with Italy.

New cases in the Middle East

And the authorities in South Korea announced on Monday the seventh death, and 161 confirmed new cases of the Corona virus, bringing the total number of people infected with the virus in South Korea to 763 people.

115 of these new cases are related to a church in Daegu.

More cases appeared in the Middle East, as Bahrain announced the monitoring of its first case, according to the official news agency, while Kuwait also announced 3 cases of injuries to people who were in Iran.

Afghanistan also announced the first infection with the Corona virus on Monday.

Iran, which announced its first two cases last Wednesday, said that it now has 43 confirmed cases and 12 deaths, and most of the injuries came in the city of Qom.

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey and Afghanistan also imposed restrictions on travel and entry to Iran.

As of late Sunday, the number of cases in Japan had reached 773, most of them on a cruise ship in quarantine near Tokyo.

A third passenger, a Japanese, died in the 1980s on Sunday.

The National Health Commission of China said on Monday that the Chinese mainland had registered 409 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on Sunday, down from 648 on Saturday.

She said the total number of confirmed cases on the mainland has now reached 77,150, while the number of deaths has reached 2,592.

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