Guangzhou added another 9 confirmed! High proportion of seriously ill patients in the outbreak experts: this time the virus is highly pathogenic

Guangdong Province, China, has recently become a hotspot for the Wuhan pneumonia (novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19) outbreak within China. From 0:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight on the 10th, nine new local confirmed cases were diagnosed in Guangdong Province, all of them in Guangdong. Chinese experts point out that the patients in this outbreak in Guangdong have obvious symptoms, rapid disease progression, a high proportion of severe patients, and a very high viral load that is slow to decrease The rate of reduction is slow.

According to Chinese media reports, Guangdong Province has 9 more confirmed local cases, all of them in Guangzhou, and now the province has reported a total of 2593 confirmed cases (1061 cases imported from abroad), with 178 cases currently in hospital. The current outbreak in Guangzhou is characterized by the age of the patients, the rapid progress of the patients, and the fact that the disease turns serious within three to four days of onset.

Zhang also said that the symptoms of patients in the current round of the epidemic in Guangzhou are obvious, with about 80% of patients having fever and a high viral load, which is slow to decrease.

Since the outbreak in Wuhan, China from time to time there are regional outbreaks, the Guangdong Working Group medical treatment team experts Guan Xiangdong revealed that compared with other provinces and regions billion situation, Guangzhou this time serious patients up to 12%, significantly high, the proportion of serious illness in the past about 2-3%, higher only to 5-8%, for this Guangzhou outbreak, Guan Xiangdong believes that it is possible that the virulent strain of the epidemic is the reason for the stronger pathogenicity.