- Tram Ho
Chinese health authorities have confirmed that an infected person can transmit the virus even before they have symptoms of infection.
So far, the Corona virus is thought to spread the same way that the flu is transmitted, when an infected person coughs or sneezes. According to doctors, although this virus is not as contagious as measles, it can spread in many ways. Unlike airborne viruses that can travel long distances, Corona virus spreads when infected people cough or sneeze within 1-2 meters, others can catch the virus by touching the surface. stick saliva of the ill person then put your hand near your nose or mouth.
A group of hospital doctors of Military Medical University No. 2 examined a patient’s health at Hankou Hospital in Wuhan, Hubei Province on January 27, 2020. Photo: THX / TTXVN
As of January 31, 9 people in Australia have been confirmed to be infected with Corona virus, including 4 people in Sydney in New South Wales, 3 people in Melbourne in Victoria, and 2 people on the Gold Coast in Queensland.
On the same day, Chinese authorities said a total of 9,692 people were infected with coronra virus across the country, of which nearly 2,000 were newly infected, and 213 died.
According to daily updates by the Chinese National Health Commission, of 43 new deaths from viral infections, 42 were in Hubei Province, where the outbreak occurred. There is only one case outside this province.
In addition, about 100 cases have been reported in at least 18 other countries. No patients have died outside of China.
Source : Genk