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Chinese Ambassador confirms more patients recovered from COVID-19 A doctor from a Wuhan hospital who received the infected patients dies of coronavirus
Patty Aguilar | 26 February, 2020, 13:19

More than 1,700 Chinese healthcare workers have gotten the coronavirus, and at least eight have died. He died on Thursday night.

Peng "never got to send out his wedding invitations, which are still in his office drawer", Xinhua said. "Led by the Party, we'll win this war without gunpowder", the doctor wrote on Weibo, Global Times reported. The first case was reported on December 31 and was linked to Wuhan's local sea-food and wet market.

More patients were recovering from a new type of coronavirus infection or COVID-19, and more had been discharged from the hospital, Chinese Ambassador to ASEAN Deng Xijun said. It has primarily killed older people or people with compromised immune systems.

Chinese health authorities have asked health agencies to apply for the honour of martyr for deceased medical staff to the veteran's affairs authorities, comfort the families of the deceased and help solve their difficulties, as well as publicise stories of those who sacrificed their lives during the epidemic, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

The death of another doctor, Li Wenliang, earlier this month ignited widespread public outcry online.

Liu Zhiming, the director of Wuchang Hospital in Wuhan, died on Tuesday.

Until Friday morning, confirmed cases of coronavirus infections reached 74,000 and the number of patients who were declared cured reached 16,000. But experts have said the virus' fatality rate is low, at about 2%.

To date, Wuhan has converted 13 existing venues into temporary hospitals, with a total of 13,348 beds, and about 9,313 beds have been put into use to treat patients with mild symptoms, said Hu.

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