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BEIJING, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) – The death toll from the spread of the COVID-19 virus has risen to 2, the Health Ministry reported on Feb. 24. More than 595 people were killed in the mainland after the announcement of an additional 150 dead. The number of new infections is estimated to decline by 409. A total of 77,150 people are infected with the virus in the country.

Almost all of the new victims, as well as new ones, are in the central province of Hubei. A representative from Wuhan announced on February 24 on the WECHAT social network that healthy people in the city will Lets leave the city for important activities. Many Chinese provinces state that for days in a row there are no new infections found in their territory .

An official with China's Ministry of Finance at a press conference in Beijing said China has amassed more than 14 billion dollars Dollars for the fight against the spread of the virus.

More than 1,500 confirmed cases and 26 deaths are seen outside mainland China More than 25. Recent outbreaks of infection in Europe and the Middle East cause concern. Concerns over the spread of the virus in Iran, with more than 40 infected and eight missing, lead to the state Many neighboring countries close their borders or limit their exchange with the country. In the Middle East, other than Iranians have reported a virus infection, and Kuwait claims that Three infected.

In Italy, an old woman who has already been infected with a new virus has died on February 23, leaving the toll Life is up to three people in this country with at least 152 people infected. As a preventative measure, Italy has taken measures to isolate 11 northern cities.

In South Korea, there have been 763 cases and seven deaths, with the number of new cases rising Strong for the last few days. Excerpt from the website: yahoo (Edited by: Bopha)