first death case outside of China seen in Philippines
A 44-year-old died in the Philippines due to coronavirus. This was the first loss of life outside China in the outbreak that began to appear in late December.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the Chinese man, who is reported to be from Wuhan, China, has caught the virus before arriving in the Philippines.
Officials stated that the person who died was treated for pneumonia in the capital Manila for a while.
The Philippines Ministry of Health said the person who died was traveling from Wuhan to Manila via Hong Kong. The ministry stated that a 38-year-old Chinese woman also detected a virus.
Health Minister Francisco Duque said that the patient was stable and showed signs of improvement, but that his condition had gradually deteriorated in the past 24 hours, Rappler reported in the Philippines.
Duque added that they are trying to find people he has been in contact with, such as those who traveled on the same plane as the person who died and the employees of the hotel he stayed in.
WHO’s Philippines Representative Rabindra Abeyasinghe asked the public to remain calm.
However, it should not be forgotten that this is not a Philippines case. The patient who died was from the very center of this epidemic,” said Abeyasinghe.
The loss of life has so far exceeded 300 due to coronavirus. To date, all of the deaths have occurred in China, mostly in the Hubei province where the virus originated. The virus has so far affected 14,000 people in more than 20 countries.
The number of people who had the virus surpassed the Sars outbreak in 2003.
Numerous countries, including the USA and Australia, began to refuse to allow passengers from China.
Turkish Airlines (THY) also announced that the flights to Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Shanghai cities were stopped until 9 February in China. Turkey yesterday, 32 of their own citizens, 42 people were evacuated from Wuhan with military cargo plane. It was announced that the people brought will be kept in quarantine for 14 days for precautionary purposes.
Coronavirus: 42 people evacuated from China will be kept under observation in Ankara for 14 days
China’s Wuhan city, 32 were discharged from a citizen of Turkey Coronavirus 42 people were taken to Ankara because of its military cargo aircraft.
These people will be kept under observation for precautionary measures in single rooms at Zekai Tahir Burak Women’s Health Training and Research Hospital for 14 days.
All services, including food, will be provided to 42 people with disposable ingredients.
All waste will be considered “medical waste” and will be disposed of in special bags.
Six of those taken to Turkey Azerbaijan, three in Georgia, one of the citizens of Albania.
“The operation of Koca Yusuf was completed successfully. Our plane, which brought Turkish and friendly citizens from Ankara to Wuhan city, arrived in Etimesgut Airport in Ankara by completing the evacuation operation for about 32 hours,” said the statement from the Ministry of National Defense’s Twitter account.
Health Minister Fahrettin Koca shared a video taken from the plane on his Twitter account.
Health Minister Koca: None of them have the slightest symptoms
Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said once again that 42 people did not have coronavirus in a statement made at Ankara Etimesgut Military Airport.
Fahrettin Koca said in a statement he made earlier, “None of them have the slightest signs of disease. If this is the case, his flight will not be allowed. We still do not want to postpone any possibility by hosting them for 14 days with the suggestions of our Scientific Committee.”
Her husband said that six persons are voluntarily renounced return from China to Turkey.
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42 people at the airport to meet with Turkey’s Ambassador to Beijing Koca’yl Abdulkadir Emin Onen, made the following statement on the status of six people:
“So far not found a case in Turkey. There are no cases in our passengers from China. Everything is going fine.”
The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency Presidency (TİKA) loaded medical equipment on A400M type military cargo plane “Koca Yusuf”.
The aircraft had 1000 biohazard overalls, 93,500 protective filter masks, and 1000 disposable protective clothing.
As a result of coronovirus, 259 people have died in China so far.
Approximately 12 thousand people were infected with the virus.
Only about 100 of these people are still outside China.