Head of Wuhan hospital dies of coronavirus as global death toll rises to nearly 1900

The director of a hospital at the epicenter of China’s coronavirus outbreak has died, according to state media, marking the latest death as Beijing scrambles to contain the virus.

Liu Zhiming, the director of Wuchang Hospital in Wuhan, died on Tuesday morning after “all-out rescue efforts failed”, state broadcaster CCTV reported.

At least six other medical workers in China have died from the virus, while an additional 1,716 have been infected, AFP reported, citing official figures.

https://www.rt.com/news/481067-head-of-wuhan-hospital-dies/

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