Italy already surpassed China by the number of victims of the Chinese coronavirus. The European Centre for Prevention and Control for Disease reported that on Friday, March 20.
Over 3,400 people deceased from the disease in this country; on March 19 alone, 427 passed away. At the same time, China lost 3,252 people during the entire period of the epidemic.
The number of those infected in Europe also beats that registered in China; 82,869 against 81,199. The overall number of fatalities in Europe made 4,089.
Spain and France come second and third in terms of the number of victims. 13,716 and 9,134 people are being treated there, respectively.
No new cases of coronavirus infection are observed in Wuhan for 48 consecutive hours; the government plans to open the city gradually.