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Share your experiences 12.33am GMT The latest figures show that more than 12,000 people have recovered from the infection out of a total of more than 73,000 who have contracted it.We have to assume that many more will recover if we factor in the latest comments by the head of the World Health Organization. More than 80% of patients have mild disease and will recover, 14% have severe disease including pneumonia and shortness of breath, 5% have critical disease including respiratory failure, septic shock and multi-organ failure, and 2% of cases are fatal,. The risk of death increases the older you are. Related: Coronavirus causes mild disease in four in five patients, says WHO 12.22am GMT Those national health commission figures have been released in the last few minutes.98 new fatalities were recorded on Monday, the commission said on Tuesday morning, taking the death toll in mainland China rose to 1,868. There were 93 deaths in Hubei, 72 of them in the capital Wuhan where the outbreak started.#Coronavirus has killed 1,868 on Chinese mainland as of Monday, over 12,000 patients recovered. Other key figures:
– 72,436 confirmed cases, another 60 in HK (1 death), 10 in Macao and 22 in Taiwan (1 death)
– 12,552 discharged from hospital
– 11,741 in critical condition pic.twitter.com/kWy7MjM9Rg Continue reading…
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Author : Martin Farrer
Publish date : 2020-02-18 00:39:23
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