More than 9320 people infected globally, such as WHO director said the decision came amid concerns for countries with weaker health systems. This blog is closed
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Thu 30 Jan 2020 21:26 ET
First published on Wed 29 Jan 2020 19:04 ET
We will close this live blog on the coronavirus. You can . Meanwhile, here is a summary of what we know so far.
British evacuation of its citizens from Wuhan ongoing. They are understood to be in Wamos Air 747.
According flightradar24, a Wamos Air 747 to fly from Hanoi to Wuhan on January 31, landed in Wuhan at 04:45 local time. We know of a video that British citizens are preparing for a plane Wamos.
I have not received information on whether the plane had left Wuhan as there is sometimes a lag in uploaded. We know that passengers are ready to board
On Thursday, the Chinese Football Association to cancel all games in the country at all levels, in response to coronavirus. China’s national women’s team is in Australia to play the Olympic qualifiers, but has been in quarantine in Brisbane as a result of the virus. Football Federation Australia on Friday confirmed the team will begin their tournament against Taiwanese qualifier in Sydney on February 6 and will play the Australian team on the 12th of February.
poor countries suffer most from a global health crisis, said Dr. Claude Posala, eye surgeons in the Solomon Islands. the country has recently experienced an outbreak of measles were awful. He said the Pacific countries have watched the news of the Wuhan panic and needed help to combat it.
The Reuters news agency reported that China’s Shandong province have asked the company to not continue the work before February 10th to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. Reuters quoted the Xinhua state news agency.
Let’s look at the latest figures. Every morning at the National Health Commission to provide an update.
Total deaths in China now stands at 213. That’s up from 170 announced at this time yesterday. It increased by 25%, which is slightly above yesterday’s rise (29%).
Confirmed cases in China is 9,096. That’s up from the figures cited at about this time yesterday from 7711. It makes up 18% of infections were confirmed during a 24-hour period.
Between Wednesday and Thursday the increase of confirmed cases is 29% by my calculation.
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Press Association reported that Virgin Atlantic has suspended its flights between the UK and due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus.
The airline said in a statement it will suspend its daily operations between the UK and Shanghai for two weeks from Saturday, said the PA.
The decision comes after the World Health Organization on Thursday declared a coronavirus outbreak an international public health emergency.
It also follows the decision of British Airways’ flights to and from China, which is in place until at least Monday to suspend.
On Thursday Air Canada suspended all flights to and from China until the end of February. This is followed Kanada’rekomendasi to avoid all non-essential travel to China.
We now hear from the prime minister of the state of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, which calls for coordination of national responses to the virus. Australia is a federal system that consists of state and territory and as far as each country seems to have had a slightly different response to the virus.
“There is no reason why the Federal government can not be in the telephone hook-up today or over the weekend, talking to all (countries) Premiers give them the most up to date information. This is a serious national problem, “said Palaszczuk.
A clearly irritated Palaszczuk again make the point that the national government should coordinate its response.
“I call on the Commonwealth (national government) to work the national spirit of cooperation, to provide information to countries so that we can help try to contain this virus,” he said.
“We will have a number of aircraft that have come from the mainland during the first days. Where is everyone? “Palaszczuk asked.
disease should be reported to
We just heard a news conference in Queensland that on Thursday, coronavirus has been declared,
“That means on clinical suspicion, the doctor or hospital to see a patient who they think might have a novel coronavirus is obliged to let me know. They let the staff know me, “said Queensland’s chief medical officer, Dr Jeanette Young.
As I wrote in the blog some time ago, the authorities of Queensland have been trying to track down passengers on the plane flying from Melbourne to the Gold Coast on January 27, because there are tourists from Wuhan aboard later diagnosis with coronavirus. She was traveling with a party of eight other people.
“We are tracking contacts of course those immediately adjacent to these people on the plane, on a flight Tiger and then we give information to others who were on the plane and the Tiger has been very supportive and cooperative , so that we can do that, plus we had to pass through in detail all the people who’ve been in these people live in, “said Young.
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Here is a summary of some key updates before I hand over to the Australian team, which will continue coverage of Sydney:
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In Australia, virus confirmed cases has risen to nine, but two people have been released and the “post-viral” according to the country’s health minister, Greg Hunt.
Authorities have tracked down passengers who were on the plane with a Chinese tourist who flew from Melbourne to the Gold Coast on January 27.
Male 44 years old, from Wuhan, was diagnosed with a coronavirus and treated in isolation at the hospital on the Gold Coast.
The Guardian understands that at least one passenger who was on that plane to the Gold Coast have been asked to stay home from work. passengers are not believed to be at high risk, but as a precaution it has been asked to stay at home for a while.
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Matt Baku, which, as we reported previously had been allowed to board the flight with his wife China after a U-turn by the authorities, has sent this video from inside the airport Wuhan to Guardian
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French had evacuated 200 residents of Wuhan, according to an AFP reporter on the plane.
Citizens were on the way to the south of France in a military aircraft. On arrival, passengers will be put into quarantine for 14 days.
The US and Japan have flown their citizens, with a second planned US airlines in the coming days.
The European Commission has said it plans to evacuate citizens flying over Europe.
The WHO has responded to the announcement in a statement from the National Health Commission said :.
“We are confident and capable of effectively controlling and eventually defeating the epidemic”
at 07:19 ET
Here’s what appears to be the first image of air evacuation set to bring England back from Wuhan, was sent to the Guardian by Matt Raw, which is due to board it.
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office has confirmed that after a last-minute decision of, dependents of British citizens and dual nationals will be allowed for the evacuation flight.
Earlier, the restrictions imposed by China means people with Chinese passports are not allowed to leave the country, and China does not recognize dual citizenship.
U-turn means that Matt Baku and his 75 -year-old mother Hazel given permission to fly along with Baku’s wife Ying, who holds a Chinese passport.
is uncertain whether other families in similar situations have been given the green light to get on a plane, or whether they have been able to make it to the airport in time.
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Here are the latest numbers:
Sorry for the confusion here – this post has been changed to indicate that the number of cases of Sars occupied, not the is dead.
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