China reports its first COVID-19 death toll in nine months as the new outbreak spreads across regions. In more and more countries Before entering the Chinese New Year
The Hebei Provincial Health Committee stated that The death toll was a woman who showed signs of COVID-19. After China has not found any death since April last year. As a result of efforts to block outbreaks in bulk.
While today China has found 124 new infections in the country, its highest level since March. Last year, 81 of them were in Hebei Province. The epicenter is the latest cluster of outbreaks, while another 43 cases were found in northeastern China‘s Heilongjiang province.
The official stated that The latest outbreak, which spans eight provinces, is yet another biggest challenge for China. After the first outbreak in Wuhan This outbreak was found to have long-lasting transmission and a higher chance of infection. The high-risk groups are elderly and rural patients.
While a team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) arrived in Wuhan today. To conduct a domestic investigation into the origin of the coronavirus after China has been criticized by health agencies and other countries for lack of transparency in tracing the origin of the virus.
Investigating the origin of the COVID-19 virus It will be jointly conducted by Chinese scientists and a team of WHO experts. These specialists will spend a month in Wuhan. This includes a two-week detention period.
Past that China has been criticized for trying to cover up the epidemic. Which resulted in other countries Less time to handle Chinese government media and officials support the theory that the virus does not originate in China. But was imported from another country