In China, 55 new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in 24 hours, according to the Chinese State Health Committee.
It is noted that 13 of them are imported, four cases of infection were registered in Shanghai, three in Liaoning province, two in Tianjin, one each in Fujian, Henan, Guangdong and Shaanxi provinces. 40 internal cases of COVID-19 infection were detected in Hebei province, one each in Beijing and Heilongjiang province.
At the end of 2019, an outbreak of the disease caused by a new type of coronavirus was reported in the PRC. She was recorded in the city of Wuhan, located in the Hubei province. On March 11, WHO announced the COVID-19 pandemic in the world. On March 29, China announced the end of the coronavirus epidemic, with 4,634 patients becoming victims of the virus in the country.
On December 31, 2020 it became known that a patient infected with the “British” strain of coronavirus was first identified in China. Earlier this year, it was reported that more than nine million people in the country received vaccinations against coronavirus infection.
According to the latest WHO data, the number of COVID-19 cases in the world has exceeded 89.04 million, with 1,930,265 victims becoming its victims. Within 24 hours, 660,993 new cases of infection were detected, over 11 thousand people died.