Shanghai Confirms 3rd Coronavirus Death

By That's Shanghai, February 24, 2020

1 0

A 25-year-old man died of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Shanghai on Friday, Shine reports. The victim is the third person to die of the coronavirus in Shanghai since the outbreak began.

READ MORE: Click Here for LIve Coronavirus Updates

According to authorities, the man was both obese and suffering from influenza B. However, doctors confirm that the cause of death was the coronavirus. The man had been in critical condition since January 29. He passed away on Friday from multiple organ failure. 

Shanghai has now confirmed 335 cases of coronavirus in the city. Of the 335 patients in Shanghai, 70 are in stable condition, four are in serious condition and nine are in critical condition. So far, 249 people have fully recovered and been discharged and three people have died.

READ MORE: Check Out This Map of Nearby Coronavirus Cases on WeChat

Doctors in Shanghai are currently testing 90 patients who are suspected of having the coronavirus. 

No new cases of the coronavirus were reported in Shanghai on Sunday.

The death toll from the coronavirus now stands at 2,595, with over 77,262 confirmed cases reported

For regular updates on the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, click here.

[Cover image: screengrab via Weibo]

more news

Turbulent Times for Foreigners in China as COVID-19 Spikes Overseas

Sentiment towards non-Chinese nationals in the PRC has taken a hit as nations outside China struggle with COVID-19.

British PM Boris Johnson Tests Positive for COVID-19

Johnson now joins the ranks of famous individuals infected with the new coronavirus disease, including Tom Hanks, Idris Elba and Sophie Trudeau.

China Drastically Cuts International Flights to Curb COVID-19

Inbound and outbound flights will face the same restrictions.

PHOTOS: Low-Budget to Lavish Quarantine Hotels in China

As returning travelers to China prepare for mandated quarantine, here's a look some hotels being used for quarantine.

China Bans Foreigners Entering Country Amid COVID-19

Foreign nationals with Chinese visas and residence permits will temporarily not be allowed to enter the country.

90% of China’s Imported COVID-19 Cases are Chinese Nationals

Among the cases of Chinese nationals, 40% are students returning from studying abroad.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATES: COVID-19 Deaths Overseas Surpass China Total

Stay on top of the situation with our regularly updated coverage of the novel coronavirus.

Hollywood Treasure Tom Hanks Has the Coronavirus

The man behind such memorable characters as Forrest Gump and Toy Story’s lovable cowboy Woody has contracted the coronavirus.

0 User Comments

In Case You Missed It…

We're on WeChat!

Scan our QR Code at right or follow us at ThatsTianjin for events, guides, giveaways and much more!

7 Days in Tianjin With thatsmags.com

Weekly updates to your email inbox every Wednesday

Subscribe

Download previous issues

Never miss an issue of That's Tianjin!

Visit the archives

Get the App. Your essential China city companion.