Are 2,442 of the dead in China, after the other 97 victims recorded yesterday, almost all in the province of Hubei. The national Commission of health has also confirmed other 648 of positive cases. Most of the deaths and infections were recorded in Wuhan, where the virus made its appearance in December. The total number of infections in China has reached the 76.936 cases. Local authorities have also stated that the incubation period for coronavirus could last up to 27 days.
According to authorities in Seoul, South Korea registered the other 123 cases of coronavirus, bringing the total to 556. Two patients died in the last hour, 4 decesi in the Country.
IN Japan, however, one of the passengers made to disembark from the Diamond Princess has tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday. This is a woman of about 60 years of age, in Tochigi prefecture, north of Tokyo, who has developed symptoms of the flu after being tested negative to the controls on the ship on the 14th of February. The japanese ministry of Health stressed that the health conditions of 969 passengers results 'healthy' - that have left the ship between Wednesday and Friday - will continue to be monitored, and that health authorities look with great attention to the latest developments. Meanwhile, on Saturday, 26 new cases were registered in Japan, including an entire family of four people, bringing the total in the Country to 769, including 634 cases on board the Diamond Princess.
Separately, in a press conference, the minister of Health Katsunobu Kato apologized for an error of procedure on the Diamond that caused the failure of the medical tests for the 23 people taken to land the last week. Kato explained that passengers had been checked prior to the beginning of the period of quarantine, on the 5th of February, but were let go without having done a second test. The authorities have contacted the people concerned and have been assured that they will be subject to other examinations. The ministry of Health has also said he will cooperate with the relevant medical authorities of the different countries involved, after which some foreign nationals who were on board the ship - subsequently repatriated to their countries of origin, were positive for the coronavirus: up to now 18 americans - including an Italian citizen who lives in the United States, six australians and an israeli. The 19-countrymen, returned to Italy on Friday, none of them is a carrier of the virus.
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