Two doctors die of coronavirus within 24hrs
Published: 10:07 AM, 24 February 2020
Dr. Huang Wenjun (Left) and Dr. Xia Sisi (Right) died of coronavirus in China’s Hubei province within 24 hours on Sunday; Photo: Daily Mail
Huang Wenjun and Xia Sisi died of coronavirus in China’s Hubei province within 24 hours. Huang Wenjun, a physician of Xiaogan Central Hospital in Hubei province and Dr. Xia Sisi, a physician of Union Jiangbei Hospital.
The Daily Mail told that Wenjun, who specialized in respiratory medicine, suffered pneumonia on duty at Xiaogan Central Hospital in Hubei Province, and died around 7:30 pm local time on Sunday.
It comes less than 24 hours after Dr. Xia Sisi of Union Jiangbei Hospital died while undergoing treatment at the hospital since January 19 after being infected from coronavirus by patients. Later on February 7, she was shifted to Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University when her condition deteriorated. She died on Sunday there.
So far in China, there have been 76,936 infected people with coronavirus where 2442 have died. However, the number of confirmed cases globally in 78,726 with 2462 death toll.