Global cases Interactive Wuhan Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Visualization Heat Map
The WHO (World Health Organization) Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on Wednesday 29. January 2020. met President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China in Beijing. They agreed that as soon as possible WHO will send international experts to visit China to work together with Chinese counterparts on increasing understanding of the outbreak to guide global response efforts.
“Stopping the spread of this virus both in China and globally is WHO’s highest priority,” said Dr. Tedros. “We appreciate the seriousness with which China is taking this outbreak, especially the commitment from top leadership, and the transparency they have demonstrated, including sharing data and genetic sequence of the virus. WHO is working closely with the government on measures to understand the virus and limit transmission. WHO will keep working side-by-side with China and all other countries to protect health and keep people safe.”
The WHO delegation highly appreciated the actions China has implemented in response to the outbreak, its speed in identifying the virus and openness to sharing information with WHO and other countries.
WHO is continually monitoring developments and the Director-General can reconvene the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee on very short notice as needed. Committee members are on stand-by and are informed regularly of developments.
Up until now, residents in a few European nations have been tried for Coronavirus. The quickly spreading speed of the lethal respiratory ailment Coronavirus also surprised the health authorities.
France has distinguished three instances of the lethal new Coronavirus from China, the main cases in Europe. Three cases have been found, two of them from a similar family. The Global cases Interactive Wuhan Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Visualization Heat Map live update show 2 instances more On January 29.
France, Confirmed cases: 5
A Chinese 32 Years old female tourist was confirmed to have Coronavirus in Lapland, Finland.
Finland, Confirmed cases: 1
Number of German Coronavirus patients increment to four. “These patients are for the most part representatives of the organization in the Starnberg locale where the primary individual influenced worked,” the wellbeing service said. Germany’s previously affirmed patient, the 33-year-elderly person, became sick in the wake of going to an instructional meeting facilitated by a meeting Chinese associate on January 21st. Not at all like different patients of the viral flare-up in Europe up until now, the man gotten the infection without having been to China himself.
Germany, Confirmed cases: 4
Wuhan is the epicentre of the virus and is under lockdown, prompting countries including Britain to launch evacuation plans.
The International Ski Federation confirmed the downhill and super-G races scheduled for 15 and 16 February in Yanqing would not go ahead. The new Olympic downhill course was set to host the first Beijing 2022 test.
YouTube, Channel 4 News (by Ben Kavanagh): Inside Wuhan: Daily life in China’s coronavirus quarantine zone
Bordeaux and Paris have cancelled street parades organized to mark the Chinese New Year after French authorities confirmed three cases of the novel coronavirus in the country this week. This comes as France’s Prime Minister was set to attend an emergency meeting over the health crisis.
U.S. Sets evacuation plan from coronavirus-infected Wuhan. The State Department is organizing a flight out of the Chinese city to extricate diplomats and a limited number of private U.S. citizens
PSA Group, Honda Motor Co, Nissan withdrawing employees in Wuhan, China. French companies are big investors in Wuhan, which has historical ties with France. PSA has three factories in Wuhan as part of a partnership with Dongfeng Motor. Renault and French suppliers Valeo and Faurecia have plants in the city.
Peugeot and Citroen cars maker said that 38 people would be evacuated.
“Shanghai Disney Resort is temporarily closing Shanghai Disneyland, Disney town including Walt Disney Grand Theatre and Wishing Star Park, starting on January 25, 2020. We will continue to carefully monitor the situation and be in close contact with the local government, and we will announce the reopening date upon confirmation.”
Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) SITUATION REPORT
1 The situation report includes information reported to WHO Geneva by 10 AM CET
On 25 January 2020, the number of reported confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV has increased by 474 cases since the last situation report published on 24 January 2020.
WHO’s assessment of the risk of this event has not changed since the last update (22 Jan): very high in China, high at the regional level and moderate at the global level.
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