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Coronavirus Outbreak Alert : Hong Kong Bans Entry of China’s Hubei Province Visitors

Passengers were masks to prevent an outbreak of a new coronavirus (Credit : AP)

Hong Kong Bans Entry of Hubei Residents

Digital Desk , Shanghai : New coronavirus outbreak alert . Hong Kong bans entry of China’s Hubei province residents where the new coronavirus outbreak was first reported. Health authorities around the world are racing to prevent a pandemic after more than 2050 people were infected in China and 56 have died.

 A handful of cases of infection have been reported in other countries , including Thailand, Australia, USA , France and Canada. But still no fatalities have been recorded outside China.

In caution of coronavirus outbreaks , world already taken some necessary measures to prevent the fatalities. Such as

  • US to evacuate diplomatic staffs , citizens from Wuhan city
  • China imposes temporary nationwide ban on sale of wildlife
  • Lunar New Year holiday has been disrupted
  • India issues Travel advisory . People coming from China will have to go Airport medical screening
  • United Kingdom already taken positive measures . Suspects neutralized in Eden-burg
  • Countries including the US , UK and Australia begins health screening in Airport .
  • World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus  going to visit Beijing to meet officials and health expert to dealing with the coronavirus.

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China’s National Health Commission Minister Ma Xiaowei said the incubation period for the new coronavirus can range from one to 14 days, during which infection can occur. Chinese ruled Hong Kong , which has six confirmed cases of coronavirus affection, bans entry of China’s Hubei Province visitors. The rule does not apply to Hong Kong residents .

(With inputs from Reuters)

 

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