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2 people died of corona in China after more than a year

BEIJING, March 19 (agency) China’s National Health Authority on Saturday confirmed two deaths in the country from coronavirus infection, the first recorded increase in the death toll since January 2021. There are many cases of infection in the country with the oomicron form of the corona virus. Both the deaths from the infection occurred in north-eastern Jilin province, after which the death toll in the country has increased to 4,638. On Saturday, 2,157 new cases of infection were reported in China, which are associated with community spread of infection. Most of these cases were reported from Jilin province. Travel restrictions have been imposed in Jilin province to prevent the spread of infection, and people are required to seek police permission to travel. Since the infection spread from Wuhan, China in late 2019, 4,636 people have died so far.

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