The Minister of Health in the Australian state of "New South Wales" Brad Hazard announced on Tuesday that the number of confirmed cases of the new Corona virus in the country has risen to 35, after recording 4 new cases, and Hazard said - during a press conference carried by CNN. American - The first case of a 39-year-old man recently returned from Iran, the second case of a 53-year-old man who recently arrived from Singapore, while the third case of a woman in her 60s recently returned from South Korea, and the fourth case of a woman also in Sixties recently arrived from Japan.
It is noteworthy that the new Corona Virus (or Covid-19) appeared in late December 2019 in the Chinese city of "Wuhan" in a market for selling wild animals, then spread quickly with a massive movement of citizens to spend the Lunar New Year holiday last January.
The Australian health had announced the death of a case that was found to be infected with the Corona virus after returning from the Japanese cruise ship Diamond Princess, and confirmed that the case was for a 78-year-old man, according to Bloomberg website, and RTL station said that Luxembourg confirmed the first case of HIV Corona Saturday.
The station quoted Health Minister Polit Lennert as saying that the condition of a man in his forties had recently traveled to Italy and returned through Charleroi, Belgium.
It is noteworthy that Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said, there are many indications that the Coronavirus is on the way to becoming a global epidemic, and this comes at a time when Australia launched emergency measures to contain the spread of the disease that has infected about 80 thousand people around the world and has claimed many lives, Most of them are in China.
While the spread has slowed down within China, Morrison said that its growth across Europe, Asia and the Americas is likely to turn into a global pandemic.
"We think the danger of a global pandemic is very imminent," he told a news conference in the capital, Canberra, adding, "We need to take the necessary steps to prepare for such an epidemic."