Over 1,700 Chinese medical staff infected with novel coronavirus

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Chinese health authorities on Friday said that 1,716 medical staff had been infected with the novel coronavirus by February 11, accounting for 3.8 percent of the total.
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Over 1,700 Chinese medical staff infected with novel coronavirus
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Dr. Huang Xia cheers a patient up at the ICU at Chongqing Three Gorges Central Hospital on February 2, 2020.

A total of 1,716 Chinese medical workers had been infected with the novel coronavirus by Feb. 11, accounting for 3.8 percent of the overall confirmed cases in China, the National Health Commission said on Friday.

Among them, six people had died from the virus, standing at 0.4 percent of the country's total deaths, said Zeng Yixin, deputy director of the NHC, at a press conference.

The number of infected medics in Hubei Province hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak reached 1,502, or 87.5 percent of the national confirmed cases of medical staff, while the figure for the capital city of Wuhan was 1,102, or 73.4 percent of the infected medics in the province.

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