In Wuhan from the coronavirus died a US citizen

American became the first confirmed “Chinese death” from the new coronavirus in China.

In the Chinese city of Wuhan the first recorded case of “Chinese death” from complications of coronavirus, reports the with reference to the Correspondent.

“60-year-old American has died from new coronavirus, becoming the first confirmed “Chinese death” from the disease, said us officials, as millions of Chinese began to return home after the break for the New year, which was continued from the attempts to contain the outbreak of the virus,” the statement reads.

Despite the fact that the vast majority of cases were in China, the virus has spread to about two dozen countries abroad.

“The American died Thursday in Wuhan, in the midst of the outbreak of the virus in Central China’s Hubei province, said the representative of the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Saturday”, — writes the edition.

Now officials are not releasing details of the death of 60-year-old man.

The U.S. Embassy in Beijing said that from February 10 to suspend the issuance of visas to the outbreak of coronavirus.

“Since February 10, the provision of visa services and the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and consulates in Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Shenyang suspended”, — is reported on the website of the Embassy.

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