Call for overhaul of early warning process as coronavirus deaths hit 1,115 – media

11:04, 12 February 2020
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As of yesterday, 744 recovered patients have been discharged, while the total number of recovery cases stands at 4,740, South China Morning Post reported.

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Outside Hubei province – epicentre of the Covid-19 epidemic – new infections on the mainland fell for the eighth consecutive day.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Chinese authorities declared an outbreak of pneumonia of unknown origin in Wuhan at the end of December 2019.

The virus is transmitted from person to person, with its incubation period lasting from two to 12 days.

On January 30, the World Health Organization declared global emergency in connection with the spread of coronavirus from China.

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