The World Health Organization said that about 100,000 people around the world were infected with the Corona virus, and more than 3,000 of them have died, most of them in China.
The Director-General of the International Organization, Tidros Adhanom Gebresus, described the spread of the virus as “very disturbing” and urged all countries to consider reducing it as “a top priority”.
In Italy, the number of deaths due to HIV infection has risen to 197, with the largest daily increase in the number of deaths since the outbreak began.
Officials said that 49 people had died within 24 hours, while more than 4,600 injuries had been reported overall. But they indicated that the number could not be officially confirmed until it determined the “real cause of death”.
As for the Italian National Health Institute, it was confirmed that the average age of those who died was 81, with the vast majority suffering mainly from health problems. An estimated 72% of those who died were men.
According to government data, 4.25% of confirmed individuals have died of the virus, the highest rate in the world. The aging rate of the total population in Italy is one of the largest in the world.
The Italian media confirmed that the Pope of the Vatican, who suffers from a common cold, is not infected with the Corona virus after a medical examination to confirm.
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Precautions in Italy
The government this week ordered the closure of all schools for a period of 10 days to prevent the spread of the disease, as well as the practice of all professional sports, including Serie A matches, behind closed doors for a month.
Funerals for Corona virus victims were prevented to reduce gatherings.
The Vatican – which reported its first HIV infection on Friday – is looking at the Pope’s broadcast of Angelos on Sunday via video instead of the Vatican window to avoid attracting a large crowd.
Italy is on the list of registered cases of Coronavirus after China, South Korea and Iran.
As of Saturday, South Korea had recorded 7, 41 injuries and 46 deaths. As for Iran, it witnessed about 3,500 cases and 124 deaths, according to official figures, although it is believed to be less than the reality.
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In the United Kingdom, the second death of a man in the 1980s after he was infected with the Corona virus was recorded after the death of a seventy-year-old woman. The two were suffering from health problems.
And confirmed infections in Britain rose to 206 cases as of Saturday after examining 21,460 people, according to the Health and Welfare Authority.
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Serbia, Slovakia, Peru and Togo have reported their first HIV infections.
The number of deaths in the United States has risen to 16 with more than 200 confirmed cases, the most recent of which were 21 on board the Grand Prince ship that was being held off the coast near San Francisco.
China recorded 28 deaths from the virus on Friday.
Economically, China was greatly affected by the spread of Corona, as its exports decreased by 17.2% in the period from January to February compared to the same period in 2019, which is much higher than what experts expected.