The representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry called the mortality rate from coronavirus

The death rate from 2019 new coronavirus-nCoV in China is 2.1%.

The proportion of deaths in the total number of people infected with pneumonia caused by a novel coronavirus, in China of 2.1%. This was stated by the official representative of Chinese foreign Ministry Hua Chunying, reports the with reference to the Correspondent.

“Despite the fact that the number of new cases of infection with coronavirus is increasing, the mortality rate in China is very low – only 2.1%”, – she said. This figure is considerably lower mortality rates from such diseases as Ebola, SARS and middle East respiratory syndrome.

Recall that the number of victims of coronavirus in China has grown to 425 people. Outside China, the disease was diagnosed in 148 people.

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