We continue to monitor how the coronavirus moves around the world. According to the latest data, there are now 156,400 infected. 5833 people died for the reasons that the virus provoked.
TOP 10 countries with the largest number of coronavirus infected.
South Korea: 8086
Great Britain: 1143
11:20. Tom Hanks says hello. Last week, he and his wife showed positive results.
“Thank you all for your help. Let’s take care of ourselves and each other. Hanks. ”
Thanks to the Helpers. Let’s take care of ourselves and each other. Hanx pic.twitter.com/09gCdvzGcO
– Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) March 15, 2020
10 a.m. Donald Trump passed the test for coronavirus – negative.
After that, the US president announced new measures to overcome the crisis, including the extension of the ban on entry into the United States for citizens of Great Britain and Ireland.
We clarify that the prerequisites were ill. In Florida, Trump made contact last week with a Brazilian government official who later had a positive coronavirus test.
9 a.m. Why are there so many deaths in Italy? Who explains.
“So far, it cannot be said that the peak in the spread of coronavirus has been passed,” said WHO spokeswoman Melita Vujnovich in an interview with RBC. The risk of death increases with age, there is no information about re-infections.
So far, the highest mortality from the disease is in Italy. Italy also has the highest mortality from the disease – almost 1,500 deaths. The high number of deaths can be explained by the fact that the epidemic cannot be recognized, Vuinovich points out: “Apparently, a lot of people were immediately ill there, but, as it happened, it is not clear that studies are being conducted together with experts. People simply could not understand that they were sick, not know about the symptoms and where to go with them. ” The older the population, the higher the mortality rate, so Italy has more than 1,000 deaths, she adds.
8:01. The first case in Uzbekistan. A citizen of this country returned from France. Recall that 34 million people live in the country.
8 a.m. Another politician’s wife got sick. This time, COVID-19 was found in the wife of the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez – 45-year-old Begonia Gomez and her husband are now in the Moncloa Palace and are constantly following preventive measures established by health authorities.