A week ago, dailyviraltrend.com reported on the number of cases of the coronavirus that has hit throughout the world. The number of people infected and people who have died has once again drastically increased in just this period. Last week China reported there were 6,152 infected people and 132 deaths. As of this morning, there are more than 28,000 cases reported of people infected and, worldwide, 565 deaths.
Coronavirus Cases Continue To Grow
Unfortunately, infectious disease specialists and scientists say the virus may be more contagious than current data shows. The US is preparing to quarantine four planeloads of people returning from China. The Americans will be placed in quarantine at four different military bases in the US. The first evacuation came last week when 195 passengers were returned from Wuhan, the center of the outbreak, to March Air Force Reserve Base in Riverside, California. The passengers remain in quarantine. The CDC officials announced the mandatory quarantine orders last week. It is the first time the US government has issued federal quarantine orders in 50 years. Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said, “This could be the beginning of what could be a long response.”