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World Coronavirus cases confirmed in all Chinese regions

01:07  31 january  2020
01:07  31 january  2020 Source:   bbc.com

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Wuhan coronavirus infections have been confirmed in all 31 regions of China , with Tibet being the last to report a case . The number of infections is approaching 8,000 in mainland China , already surpassing the number of people infected by Sars two decades ago. However, so far, the

a person wearing sunglasses talking on a cell phone: The WHO warns the virus holds the potential for a much larger outbreak© Getty Images The WHO warns the virus holds the potential for a much larger outbreak The death toll of the coronavirus has risen to 170 and with a confirmed case in Tibet, the virus has now spread to every region in mainland China.

Chinese health authorities have said there were 7,711 confirmed cases in the country as of 29 January.

Infections have also spread to at least 16 other countries.

The World Health Organization (WHO) will meet on Thursday to discuss whether the virus constitutes a global health emergency.

"In the last few days the progress of the virus, especially in some countries, especially human-to-human transmission, worries us," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday, pointing to Germany, Vietnam and Japan.

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The death toll of the coronavirus has risen to 170 and with a confirmed case in Tibet, the virus has now spread to every region in mainland China . Chinese health authorities have said there were 7,711 confirmed cases in the country as of 29 January, reports BBC.

The death toll of the coronavirus has risen to 170 and with a confirmed case in Tibet, the virus has now spread to every region in mainland China . STEPANAKERT, JANUARY 30, ARTSAKHPRESS: Chinese health authorities have said there were 7,711 confirmed cases in the country as of 29

"Although the numbers outside China are still relatively small, they hold the potential for a much larger outbreak."

While there is no specific cure or vaccine for the virus, many people who contract it have only mild symptoms and do recover from it.

It can though cause severe acute respiratory infection and lead to death.

Like the similar Sars and influenza viruses, the new coronavirus is thought to be particularly a risk for elderly and people with pre-existing illnesses.

So far, most reported infections and deaths are in China's Hubei province and its capital Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak.

The city has effectively been sealed off and China has put numerous transport restrictions in place to curb the spread of the virus.

Hundreds of foreign nationals are being evacuated from Wuhan with Japan, the US and the EU among those repatriating their citizens.

Economic risk of coronavirus is bigger than SARS: RBA governor .
The SARS epidemic cost the global economy $60 billion and hit Australian tourism and export sectors, but China's contribution to global GDP has since tripled.Dr Lowe said there were hopes the number of cases would fall and the economy would bounce back but he said "it is possible the number of cases escalates and so does the interruption to China's economy".

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